Jacksonville, Fla. (July 31, 2015) – Michelle Barth has joined Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL) as its new Chief Strategy & Development Officer.
“We’re very pleased to have someone with Michelle’s background and community relationships joining our organization,” said FNEFL President and CEO Bruce Ganger. “In this new position, Michelle will oversee marketing and funding strategies to continue growing our donor base and establish new collaborations to solve hunger in our 17-county service area.”
Barth previously served as the deputy chief of staff in the office of former Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown from 2011 until June of this year, where she was responsible for community outreach, serving as a liaison to numerous community organizations, project management and administrative duties.
Prior to that, she worked as the regional director in the office of U.S. Senator Bill Nelson from 2003 to 2011 and was responsible for community outreach and intergovernmental relations within nine counties and 34 municipalities.
Barth began her career in marketing and communications with White Hawk Pictures, a full-service film and video production/post production company in Jacksonville, where she worked her way up from production assistant to vice president.
She received a bachelor’s of arts degree from the University of North Florida, a master’s of arts degree in Mass Communications from the University of Florida and a master’s of arts degree in International Studies from the University of Durham, England, where she attended as a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar.
About Feeding Northeast Florida
Feeding Northeast Florida (FNEFL) distributes food to people who struggle to feed themselves and their families across 17 northeast Florida counties through a network of more than 176 nonprofit, faith-based and charitable organizations. FNEFL is an affiliate of Feeding America, a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that lead the fight against hunger in the United States. The most recent localized survey from the 2014 Hunger in America report shows that 38,000 people are served each week by programs supported by FNEFL. To donate, volunteer or find out more about eliminating hunger in northeast Florida, visit www.feedingnefl.org, social media on Facebook and Twitter, or contact 904-513-1333.