Group: Operations

Zennon Cano

Zennon joined the SLO Food Bank in March 2019. He is very happy to be giving back to his community and delivering food to people in need. In previous jobs, he worked as a plumber and on ranches where he trained horses. In his free time, he enjoys going to rodeos, riding bulls and exploring… Read more »

John Budd

Before starting his job at the SLO Food Bank in early 2019, John was a self-employed mechanic in Santa Maria. Being a part of our team and giving back to the community, makes this the best job opportunity he ever had. Whenever he is not at work, you can find him spending time with his… Read more »

Shadoe Venezuela

Short biography coming soon!

David Crawford

David grew up in the Central Valley and moved to SLO County in 1979. Before joining the SLO Food Bank in July 2018, he worked at an aerospace company where he managed the printing department. He is happy to be part of an effort to bring nutritious food to hungry people county-wide. His family comes… Read more »

Kenneth Knott

Short biography coming soon!

Matthew Althoff

Matthew grew up in Minnesota before being drawn to the west coast. He attended Cal Poly as a biological science major with a concentration in marine science. He has also participated and organized some ocean conservation efforts including monitoring clam populations and organizing beach clean-ups on the central coast. More recently, Matthew has been working… Read more »

Clifford Mendez

Short biography coming soon!

Gonzalo Martinon

Gonzo has been working for the SLO Food Bank since July 2017. Before that, he was a server and manager in the food industry for 16 years. At the age of 7, he moved from Mexico City to San Luis Obispo. Helping people in need has always been a passion of his which he can… Read more »

David Phillips

David joined the SLO Food Bank in April 2018 as it’s first in-house bookkeeper. He enjoys the many opportunities to collaborate with the staff in creating a finely tuned system for tracking and sharing the financial information necessary in planning for the progress and growth of the SLO Food Bank. He is constantly in awe… Read more »