Vicki Clarke 

Vice President, Development 
“Every day, I’m inspired by the local food bank leaders in Africa, Latin America, and Asia who are committed to distributing food in response to increased hunger and humanitarian needs.”

Vicki leads the team at GFN spearheading fundraising and corporate partnerships since 2019. With more than 15 years of service to public service and the nonprofit world, Vicki served previously as the Vice President of Philanthropy and Development for Heifer International, where she led a global fundraising team and elevated the organization’s role in hunger and food security. She holds a Master of Arts degree in political science and Ph.D. in political science and public administration from Northern Illinois University. While a doctoral student, she received a Fulbright grant to conduct field research in Ghana, West Africa, where she lived for two years.

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