Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) March 31, 2015
Food for the Hungry (FH) announced today that two new members have been selected to serve on the organization’s Board of Directors. The new board members bring extensive experience in board leadership, business strategy and brand innovation.
The new board members are Paul M. Graves and Alan F. Holmer.
“I want to welcome Paul Graves and Alan Holmer to our board of directors,” said FH president and CEO Gary Edmonds. “These two individuals bring a wealth of experience that will help us in our mission to bring lasting solutions to poverty to the world’s hardest places.”
Paul M. Graves, of British nationality, is an innovator and visionary driven by a passion for change and making a difference. He is currently the principal of See Seven, a Seattle-based management consulting and brand strategy company. In this role, Graves develops strategic relationships and oversees client relationships while shaping both the company’s internal culture and external customer experience. He has more than 15 years of experience creating and managing trailblazing brands for a number of startups and global Fortune 50 companies.
Alan F. Holmer brings over 20 years of business leadership experience to FH. His impressive history of board leadership with international corporations and organizations includes serving on the board of Corbus Pharmaceuticals and the Metropolitan D.C. Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Holmer’s career includes positions at the U.S. Treasury Department, Office of the US. Trade Representative, the Commerce Department, and the White House, where he served with the title of ambassador as deputy assistant to the President for intergovernmental affairs. He also led the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) as president and CEO for nearly a decade.
Founded in 1971, Food for the Hungry provides emergency relief and long-term development programs with operations in more than 20 countries to help the world's most vulnerable people. Learn more by visiting fh.org. Social connections include facebook.com/foodforthehungry and twitter.com/food4thehungry.