The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana has named Steve Beekman Executive Director of the Region’s largest hunger relief organization, effective immediately. Beekman had served as the Food Bank’s Deputy Director and Head of Development since 2013, and was the Interim Executive Director for the past several months.
“The Food Bank has been meeting critical needs in Northwest Indiana for more than 30 years,” said Beekman. “It’s an honor to be able to lead this mission and work alongside such a dedicated staff to find solutions for hunger in our community.”
The Board of Directors conducted a nation-wide search to fill the Executive Director position, with more than 50 individual applications submitted.
“Steve has been a steady leader in the fight against hunger in the Region,” said Kris Parker, President of the Board of Directors of the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana. “We are excited for the future of the organization and look forward to its continued growth and mission-delivery under Steve’s leadership.”
Visit foodbanknwi.org to learn more about the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana and fighting hunger in the Region.