Kristin Warzocha (LC 2010, CBB 2002, CLC Board)
President & CEO, Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Kristin Warzocha is the President and CEO of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Northeast Ohio’s largest hunger relief organization. The Food Bank relies on community support to fulfill its mission of ensuring that everyone in our communities has the nutritious food they need every day.
She directs the organization’s efforts to provide nutritious food and support to more than 1,000 partner agencies and programs that serve hungry Northeast Ohioans in six counties, and champions the organization’s mission.
She has led the Food Bank’s new strategic work, ensuring its partner agencies are prepared to provide more nutritious meals to those in need and shorten the line at local hunger programs in the future. The Food Bank has built new partnerships with organizations that address the root causes of hunger – employment, housing and healthcare.
Warzocha has been with the Food Bank since 2000 and was previously responsible for engaging the general public in the organization’s work. She served as Vice President of External Affairs, overseeing fundraising, communications, advocacy, SNAP outreach and volunteer resources.
She is a Board Trustee for the Cleveland Leadership Center and the Ohio Association of Food Banks, and is also on the Board of Visitors for Tri-C’s Workforce Development School. She is a graduate of John Carroll University, and has also participated in the elite Harvard Business School Executive Education programs in Governing for Nonprofit Excellence (GNE) and Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM).
Warzocha lives in Lakewood with her husband, Christian, and daughters, Samantha and Ryan.