FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 13, 2019
Food Bank of South Jersey
856-662-4884 x 119; 856-685-6875
PENNSAUKEN, NJ – Joe Ford of Cherry Hill has been named chairman of the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Board of Trustees. He has been a member of the board for five years and served as the vice chairman for 2018 – 2019.
An accomplished business executive, Ford is President of Cherry-Hill based Barcroft Associates Inc., where he has provided management consulting and business and site development for construction clients over the past 17 years. A few key positions throughout his career include President of several manufacturing & construction companies, including Architectural Products, Beaumont Birch, and Millville Iron Works, among others, as well as CFO & COO of American Asphalt Company.
“Joe’s stellar reputation as a business leader and his dedication to the Food Bank will be a great benefit to our organization,” said Fred Wasiak, President & CEO, Food Bank of South Jersey. “We’re thrilled to have his guidance and leadership as we continue to advance our mission of helping people improve and nourish their lives through our food pantry and nutrition and wellness solutions.”
Ford is an active member in his community, serving as President of SCORE South Jersey Chapter, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping small businesses grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship, and as a past President and committee member for the Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) South Jersey Chapter.
“I am honored to serve as chairman of the Food Bank of South Jersey’s Board of Trustees,” says Ford.” I look forward to continuing to advance the great work of the Food Bank of South Jersey’s staff, volunteers and partners to eradicate food insecurities in South Jersey.”
About the Food Bank of South Jersey
The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) is the leader in providing safe and nutritional food to people in need throughout South Jersey. FBSJ distributes food, provides nutrition education and cooking courses, and helps food-insecure families and seniors find sustainable ways to improve their lives.
In 2018, FBSJ provided over 10 million pounds of food to approximately 200,000 South Jersey residents. Providing community impact through local support, FBSJ ensures that local donations stay local. FBSJ is a member of Feeding America, our nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. To learn more, visit www.foodbanksj.org.