June 29, 2017–Cathy Pope / President & CEO, Feeding the Gulf Coast

Cathy moved from Georgia 9 months ago to take the position of President & CEO of Feeding the Gulf Coast, formerly Bay Area Food Bank.

She has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Georgia Southwestern University, an MBA in Finance from Texas Christian University, and a Master of Arts in Political Science from Georgia State University.

Prior to this position, Cathy was the Executive Director for Meals on Wheels of Middle Georgia in Macon, Georgia where she had lived for 27 years and raised 4 children. She has 3 boys, ages 28, 25 and 22, and a girl 20 who is a Junior at the University of Georgia.

Prior to her position at Meals on Wheels, Cathy was the Community Health Director and Grant Administrator with Susan G. Komen Foundation.

She has been a Middle and High School Math Teacher and flipped houses way back when the economy was good.

Cathy serves as: Feeding Florida, Board Member
Association of Alabama Food Banks, Board Member
Policy, Engagement, Advocacy Committee, Feeding America, Member

She enjoys traveling, reading, playing golf and spending time with family and friends.

Cathy is passionate about helping those struggling with hunger, specifically children and seniors, and is thrilled to call the Gulf Coast her new home.