As Chief Network Officer at Feeding America, Kathryn Strickland oversees innovation, network fundraising services, member grants, network learning, member engagement and the strategic capacity development function. She and her team are focused on best practices and work in partnership with member food banks to foster innovation and insight, providing resources and building capacity across the network.
Prior to joining Feeding America, Kathryn served as executive director of the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama and chair of the Alabama Food Bank Association. Previously, she served as director of multiple nonprofits, including the Food Bank of North Alabama, LIFT Housing and the Community Mediation Center.
Kathryn holds a master’s degree from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology and a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College. She has been published in the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition.