Get to know the people behind Tarrant Area Food Bank
President & Chief Executive Officer
Prior to joining the Tarrant Area Food Bank in January 2020, Julie spent most of her career working in the healthcare and hospitality industries, specifically focused on food and nutrition, and has held a variety of leadership positions in operations and business development. Julie also served as a Captain in the United States Army during Operation Desert Storm.
Julie graduated from Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Coordinated Dietetics and holds a Master of Science in Food Systems Management with an emphasis in Health Promotion from the University of Oklahoma. Julie is a Registered, Licensed Dietitian.
Julie has served the Fort Worth community through leadership roles in many organizations including: Fort Worth Circle Theatre, Leadership Fort Worth, Delta Gamma Fraternity, Leukemia Society, The Cowtown Marathon, and Fort Worth Sister Cities.
Chief Financial Officer
Oversees TAFB Accounting and Finance functions including financial reporting, budgeting, audit, tax and risk management. He joined TAFB in 2015.
Executive Vice President of Grow the Business
Oversees the activities of the “Field 2 Fork” team that is responsible for all aspects of food sourcing, inventory management and food distribution. He joined TAFB in 2014.
Executive Vice President of Advocacy & Communications
Oversees Marketing & Communications and local and national advocacy for the food bank.
Executive Vice President, Culture, People and Program
Oversees employee engagement, human resources, organizational culture and program teams, which includes Community Nutrition. She joined TAFB in 2011.
Executive Vice President of Development
A ten-year veteran of TAFB, he leads the agency’s fundraising team. Philanthropic support of TAFB comes from a wide variety of foundations, corporations, events and generous individuals.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chair of the Board
Texas Christian University
John Peter Smith Hospital
Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office