Job Details

Food Bank Name Food Bank of Northern Nevada
Reno, NV
Post Date April 5, 2017
Job Title President & CEO
Description President & CEO position available in Reno, NV
Opportunity Type Job
Job Responsibilities

The President is responsible for the management, facilitation and operations of all programs and services provided by FBNN, and for implementing all policy decisions of the governing Board. The President represents the agency to the community, is a highly visible advocate for services to the disadvantaged, building strong relationships with key stakeholders, provides effective, centrally involved leadership of all fund development efforts, and promotes close working relationships with all external stakeholders and decision-leaders.

Application Qualifications

The President must be a dynamic fundraiser and friendraiser, a powerful and high-energy organizer and advocate, expert in articulating the vision that will attract support to fuel the services and continuing growth of FBNN. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Passion for social justice and services to the poor, to the newcomer and limited-English-speaking community, to seniors, to disadvantaged families and children, and a visionary and personal style that inspires others to care deeply about the mission and work of FBNN. Intercultural sensitivity and dedication to inclusiveness and diversity are essential.
  • Familiarity with the operations of a sizable nonprofit food bank would be ideal; evidence of the ability to transfer prior management experience and leadership skills with complex operations a must; experience in working with services to low-income individuals and communities strongly preferred.

COMPENSATION: Competitive, based on salary history and experience.

Deadline May 5, 2017
How to Apply

Robert M. Fisher and Michael Loscavio of Rusher Loscavio Fisher Nonprofit Executive Search are privileged to provide recruitment counsel to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. All discussions with prospects for this position will be treated with utmost discretion. FBNN is an equal opportunity employer and values the diversity of its employees. We would be grateful to receive inquiries, expressions of interest, nominations and applications at the following address:

About the Organization

Feeding the Hungry today and solving hunger for tomorrow through community partnership. The Food Bank of Northern Nevada provides emergency food services to families through a network of more than 140 partner agencies in a 90,000 square mile service area throughout northern Nevada and the eastern slope of the sierra in California.

Additional Information

The mission of the Food Bank of Northern Nevada (FBNN) is: “feeding the hungry today and solving hunger for tomorrow through community partnership.”  FBNN is the primary emergency food network across 13 Nevada and 8 California counties serving some 95,000 low-income residents monthly in an area twice the size of New York State. The overall budget is about $30 million, with about $23 million received in donated goods for distribution and an operating budget of about $7 million. FBNN is governed by an eminent Board of 13 community leaders and operates with an exceptional staff of 97. Receiving the award from Feeding America in 2013 as “Food Bank of the Year,” it continues to grow and address the unsatisfied needs of the area. The new President must be a dynamic leader, fundraiser and friend-raiser, a powerful and high-energy organizer and advocate, expert in articulating the vision that will attract support to fuel the services and continuing growth of FBNN, capable of managing a complex multidimensional Food Bank in collaboration with other community leaders to fight poverty. See and For information about the position, and in strict confidence, request a detailed career prospectus from Dr. Robert M. Fisher, RUSHER LOSCAVIO FISHER Nonprofit Executive Search (San Francisco),


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