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Jerod Matthews

Sr. Director, Commodity Foods - Dairy, Feeding America

An accomplished and successful organizer with leadership experience that has been uniquely positioned to bring valuable organizational impact. Currently works to strategically and collaboratively manage existing food and national partnership programs within the CPG industry, through a variety of business solutions and specific partner strategies. With the assistance from national and local partners, Feeding America is able to provide food banks food resources to support those impacted by food insecurities in the communities they serve.

Jerod has over 28 years of food /supply chain experience, and valuable experience in sales, marketing, and distribution within the food and international publishing industries. Jerod has worked with companies such as International Home Foods Products, Time Inc. Services, Hearst-Conde Nast Publications, and has spent the past 16 years within Feeding America’s Manufacturing Product Sourcing team, developing strong partnerships and innovative programs that focus on specific issues and causes. Jerod has led the Feeding America dairy strategy development that has evolved into various innovative models to gain access to more nutritional dairy products into the Feeding America network of food banks. Jerod has accomplished this by managing internal Feeding America resources along with building strong external partnerships within the dairy industry to create a vision to develop network scale, procurement power, and position Feeding America as the leading hunger relief organization in the country.

Jerod Matthews
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