The North Texas Food Bank Board of Directors announced the appointment of Anurag Jain as board chair. Jain has served on the NTFB board for more than six years, participating on a variety of committees and most recently serving as vice board chair.
Jain founded three successful large-scale, India-based IT service companies, and he serves as the chairman and CEO of Access Healthcare. He’s co-founder and managing partner of Perot Jain, an investment firm with a focus on technology. Additionally, Jain serves on numerous boards including the East West Institute an international nonprofit, nonpartisan “think-and do” tank that focuses on international conflict resolution.
Jain joined the NTFB board in 2011.
“Anurag is an innovative, passionate and proven leader,” stated Trisha Cunningham, NTFB’s president and CEO. “I am constantly impressed with his thoughtfulness and drive to see the food bank succeed. As we work to meet the needs of hungry North Texans, I am confident that having Anurag lead our board will bring us one step closer to closing the hunger gap and bring the right food to the right place at the right time for people in need.”
“I am passionate about the issue of hunger and have experience with technology and innovation; serving the North Texas community via the Food Bank allows me to combine all of these interests in a way that is very fulfilling,” Jain stated in the release. “I feel proud knowing that by working together, we will close the hunger gap in North Texas and ensure equitable food access for all hungry children, families and seniors.”