Katie Carver Reed is Director, Network Partners and Programs at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. In her role, she is responsible for the Foodbank’s partnerships with more than 500 hunger-relief programs, the Foodbank’s direct service programs, and oversees government compliance related to food distribution.
She earned a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy with a minor in Leadership Studies from Baldwin-Wallace College. After serving as an intern for the Ohio Senate and Congressman Dennis Kucinich, Katie started her non-profit career at the Girl Scouts of North East Ohio where she focused on volunteer recruitment and community engagement. She is a recipient of the Greater Akron Chamber of Commerce 30 for the Future Award, a Torchbearers alum, graduate of the Child and Family Leadership Exchange, and a member of Leadership Akron Class 37.
Katie lives in Highland Square with her husband, Kurt. She enjoys spending time outdoors, particularly bicycling on the Towpath Trail, traveling, and engaging with the region’s arts and culture activities.