Jack Baran

Food Donations Relationship Manager  Email Jack | (314) 451-1944

Jack serves as the liaison to our grocery store partners and other food donors, working to maximize efficiency in donation processes. He facilitates the OFS Food Advisory Board, bringing industry leaders together to identify opportunities to improve our food rescue work. In addition, he works cross-departmentally to assist in purchasing product and oversees our Good 360 Program and the dispatching of OFS drivers and preparation of dispatch logs. Jack leads the OFS Gleaning Program, which rescues food from farms that would otherwise be wasted and distributes it to food-insecure individuals in the region.

Jack received a B.A. in Strategic Communications from Arkansas State University and served as the City Manager for PepsiCo “Food for Good” from 2016 to 2017. He assisted with the launch of the Summer Meals Program at OFS while with PepsiCo.

From Jack: “I enjoy working at Operation Food Search and seeing the transformation of others through the programs we are offering to people.”