Bill Carnegie, Community Food Bank President/CEO Announces His Retirement December 31, 2013by Hot Off The Press (Release) on Jul. 16, 2013, under Press Releases
Tucson: Bill Carnegie, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona President/CEO has announced his decision to retire effective December 31, 2013.
Mr. Carnegie has been President and Chief Executive Officer of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, since January 2006. He has over twenty-years’ experience in food banking, previously working in South Bend, Indiana and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Carnegie served in the United States Coast Guard as a Finance Officer, retiring in 1990 after a twenty-year career. He is past Board Chairman of the Tucson Together Fund and sits on several local area nonprofit boards of directors. He holds a B.S. in Marketing from Hawaii Pacific University and a Masters in Nonprofit Administration from the University of Notre Dame.
“During my tenure at the Community Food Bank many advances have been made to improve efficiencies and quality in feeding the hungry,” stated Carnegie. “We have seen significant growth in response to growing need and we have received national and international recognition for our programs and expertise. My experience with the Community Food Bank has been exceptionally rewarding.”
The Food Bank Board will start an immediate nationwide search for Mr. Carnegie’s successor.
“The Community Food Bank Board has known for some time of Bill’s desire to retire,” said Gregg Johnson, Chairman. “While we regret losing his leadership and vision, we thank him for his tireless efforts on behalf of the Food Bank and wish him well in his retirement.”
For more information, please contact Gregg Johnson at (520) 203-1231 or firstname.lastname@example.org.