The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia is proud to announce that it has selected Erin Barger as the new Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization. The board of directors unanimously voted to approve the hire. The hire was made public by Darrell Goodman, the Chairman of the Board.
“After a very lengthy and competitive search process, we are very excited to introduce Erin as our new CEO. Erin brings an incredible mix of experience and leadership that we believe will serve our organization well. Erin is a highly respected member of this community and has the intangibles to be successful in this role. We think she will embrace this role and will make an immediate impact.” commented Goodman.
“I look forward to working alongside the team of professionals who are committed to eliminating hunger in our region,” Barger said. “The Food Bank is known for delivering on its promises and serving those in need. I want to build upon the solid foundation that has been established over the years. I am thrilled and honored to serve in this role.” said Barger.
Barger most recently has served as the project manager for Envision Athens since 2018. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Western Kentucky University and a Master of Social Work and Certificate in Nonprofit leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Barger and her husband, Brian, are residents of Athens with their three sons: Lazarus, Atticus, and Moses.