San Francisco-Marin Food Bank: Chief Philanthropy and Engagement Officer
Impact Search Advisors by Nonprofit HR is proud to have partnered with San Francisco-Marin Food Bank on this search that has successfully closed. Chris Padula was selected for the position.
Chris Padula (he/him) leads philanthropy, marketing, communications and community engagement for the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. For more than 20 years, Padula has worked to advance equity-driven organizations and causes addressing some of the most challenging issues – homelessness, poverty, education and social determinants of health – facing economically marginalized and communities of color.
Padula previously served as Chief Development Officer at GLIDE, San Francisco’s iconic social justice organization in the Tenderloin neighborhood, expanding fundraising, communications and marketing efforts. Over the years, Padula has served as an Executive Director and senior-level philanthropy, marketing and communications executive at national and San Francisco Bay Area serving social impact organizations. In his roles, Padula has been a leader in developing multi-year strategies, launching program initiatives, expanding community and stakeholder outreach, and growing sustainable revenue streams to drive mission impact.
A long-time resident of San Francisco, Padula spends his free time as a singer with the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, where he also serves as Vice-Chair of its Board of Directors.