May 15, 2023
Brian Barks, Food Bank of the Heartland

Brian Barks is President & CEO at Food Bank for the Heartland. In this role, he is responsible for overall management and direction of Food Bank for the Heartland as well as overseeing the budgetary, strategic planning, and community relations management functions. Brian became President & CEO in July 2018 after spending nine years as the Director of Development & Communications at the Food Bank.
Prior to the Food Bank, Brian spent more than 20 years in the broadcast industry working in North Platte, Omaha and Phoenix, AZ. Brian was born in Iowa, graduated high school from Omaha Burke and earned a Bachelor of Journalism degree at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.