The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia will work toward ending hunger as part of an overall community effort to alleviate poverty.

Staff Profiles



John Becker

President & CEO

John is the President and CEO of the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. He began work with the food bank as a volunteer in 2000, was elected to the board of directors in 2001, and applied for and was hired to the position of President & CPO in 2004. Over the past twelve years he has more than trip... Read more »


James Brim

Mountain Branch Director

James Brim joined the Food Bank in April of 2016 as our Mountain Branch Director. James has extensive background in Fortune 500 food production including IQF processing and product line start-ups. He has deep experience in management, food safety, and manufacturing techniques. James Brim hails ... Read more »


Victoria Farmer

Executive Assistant to the President

Victoria is the Executive Assistant to the President of the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. She began working with the Food Bank in 2015. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2012 and holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Management Information Systems. She is an active membe... Read more »


Shannon Arnold

Facilities Manager

Shannon Arnold serves as the Facilities Manager at the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. Shannon first began working at the Food Bank in September of 2009 as the Warehouse Manager and is a 1994 graduate of Athens Technical College with a degree in Management. Prior to joining the Food Bank, Shanno... Read more »


Susan Dodson

Director of External Relations

Susan Dodson is the Director of External Relations at the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. In her current role, Susan is responsible for all communications, compliance, special events, grants, and donor relations. Before entering her current position she was the Communications and Compliance Manag... Read more »


Jim Heider

Operation Manager

Jim is the Operations Manager. He joined the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia in 2002 as the Good Works Trainer. In early 2003 he was promoted to Operations Manager where he manages the day-to-day operations of the warehouse striving to meet the needs of our agencies. Prior to joining the Food Bank... Read more »


Stephen Anderson

Operations Manager--Mountain Branch

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Horace Moore


Horace Moore is the Controller for the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. Horace first joined the Food Bank in 2006 by serving on the Board of Directors and then came on full time in 2010 to manage the Food Bank’s accounting function. He is a 1989 graduate of the University of Georgia with an unde... Read more »


Tonya Bolton

Programs Manager and Agency Relations

Tonya Bolton has been with the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia since May of 2005. She started as the Agency Relations Coordinator, where her primary responsibility was to serve as a liaison between the Food Bank and our Partner Agencies. In 2009, she was promoted to Programs Manager and currently ... Read more »


Beegee Elder

Child Nutrition Manager

Beegee Elder serves as the Childhood Nutrition Manager for the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia.  She began working at the Food Bank in the spring of 2014.  Previously, Beegee was an English teacher, school counselor, and gifted program coordinator for the Clarke County School District.  She also s... Read more »


David Williams

Food Procurement Manager

David Williams serves as the Food Procurement Manager at the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. David first began working at the food bank in September of 2001 and has had a hand in all aspects of the outreach as it has grown. He has worked with volunteers and warehouse staff throughout his tenure... Read more »


Lindsay Conner

Agency Representative

Lindsay Conner serves as the Agency Relations Coordinator at the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. She graduated from UGA with a BFA in education and taught as an art teacher for five years. She is currently a board member of the Lyndon House Arts Foundation. In her free time she enjoys canoeing, c... Read more »


Nancy Gribble

Volunteer Coordinator Mountain Branch

Nancy is the Volunteer Coordinator for the Food Hub of Rabun County in Clayton, GA and joined the staff in March 2015. She was a volunteer at the Mountain Distribution Food 2 Kids program for several years and up to this March. A Georgia native, Nancy graduated from Berry College and attended UG... Read more »


Tyrie Smith

Food Hub Manager

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Dave Standard

Community Relations Coordinator

Dave is the Community Relations Coordinator for the 6 county area served by or Mountain Distribution Center in Rabun County. He started with the Food Bank in 2010 in the agency relations area and since then has taken on additional duties, including Food 2 Kids for his area and community relations... Read more »


photo 2015 Food Bank Staff

This photo includes most of the staff at the Athens location. What a great staff we have here! Read more »

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