Community Food Share deploys COO to support disaster relief in South Florida

LOUISVILLE — Neal McAlister, chief operations officer at Community Food Share in Louisville, is working onsite at Feeding South Florida food bank in response to Hurricane Irma. Feeding South Florida serves two areas hit hardest by the storm — Miami and the Florida Keys.

McAlister’s experience in operations management will support the food bank’s staff as they work to meet the increased need caused by the disaster. His service is supported by Feeding America, the nationwide network of 200 food banks.

Community Food Share is a Feeding America member food bank serving Boulder and Broomfield counties. In times of disaster, Feeding America’s member food banks support a coordinated disaster response by sharing product and personnel. Feeding South Florida’s facilities and operations are under stress, and Community Food Share offered to provide support.

McAlister arrived in Florida on Wednesday and he will serve up to three weeks.