Sept. 9, 2021: Dave Krepcho, CEO Second Harvest Food Bank: Food Insecurity In Central Florida

Hybrid Meeting – Sept. 9 2021

For the past 17 years, Dave Krepcho has served as the President/CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida; a member of Feeding America, the largest domestic hunger relief organization in the U.S. Second Harvest Food Bank serves a six County area in Central Florida through a network of 550 partner agencies. Last year, Second Harvest distributed enough food for 99.5 million meals, have trained and placed into jobs 325 graduates of their Culinary and Distribution Center Training programs and generated $100 million worth of SNAP benefits through their award-winning mobile outreach program. Second Harvest’s annual economic impact in Central Florida is $187 million. The organization annually receives Charity Navigator’s Four Star rating.

Dave has 29 years of experience in food banking in positions such as a national Feeding America Board member, past president of Feeding Florida, chair of the Feeding America eastern region, chaired various national task forces, and also served as a member of a bi-partisan Washington, DC think tank. He was the Orlando Sentinel’s “2009 Central Floridian of the Year”, Orlando Magazine’s 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful People and a Florida Trend magazine “Icon”. Prior to his role at Second Harvest, Dave was V.P. of Business Development at Feeding America. Before he reinvented himself as a food banker, he had a career in the Advertising Agency business and attended Columbus College of Art & Design.

Dave is married, two children, seven grandchildren and a very protective schnauzer.