Food Bank Executive Director Casey Davis took over in January 2018 after long-time director Peggy Kennedy retired, Casey leads a board of directors and approximately 150 volunteers including delivery drivers, personal shoppers and bilingual individuals who help our non-English speaking customers.
Casey Davis has a broad background across many business disciplines and degrees from The College of William and Mary (BBA) and Johns Hopkins University (MAS). Casey has a proven track record as an influential innovator with highly developed problem-solving, communication, and negotiation skills who delivers successful results by applying strategies to improve business processes and the bottom line. Using an integrated consulting approach Casey works with her team to deliver a robust evaluation of processes, operations, logistics, and quality compliance. She believes the Edmonds Food Bank is an integral part of the community and it is vital to attain and retain successful partnerships and ensure fiscal security.
With the support of volunteers and our community, Casey has expanded the Edmonds Food Bank’s services to include an evening distribution, a senior delivery program and support of local schools with monthly popup pantries (partnering with local community organizations and the Nourishing Network) within her first two years of leadership. A new Veterans’ program for the Edmonds Community began in January 2020.
Married for 26 years, Casey and Steve have 2 grown children. In addition to work and family, Casey is a volunteer for the American Cancer Society and serves on their Western Washington Leadership Advisory Board. She is a member of the Edmonds Lions Club, Edmonds Chamber of Commerce and Edmonds Petanque Club.