Mobley Named Interim CEO

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 COLUMBUS, OH (December 22, 2016) –  Children’s Hunger Alliance, a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger in Ohio, today announced Judy Mobley has been named Interim Chief Executive Officer.  Mobley replaces Mary Lynn Foster, who held the position of President and CEO since 2013. Foster resigned to accept the position of Regional CEO – Ohio Buckeye Valley for the American Red Cross effective December 29, 2016.

“We are grateful to Mary Lynn for her leadership especially as she developed and executed the agency’s strategic vision. We wish her the best in her new role,” said Jeff Brock, Chairman of the Children’s Hunger Alliance Governing Board. “The Children’s Hunger Alliance team is committed to ensuring children throughout Ohio have access to healthy food, nutrition education and physical activity. This important work will continue under the guidance of Judy, a respected and enthusiastic leader, as the Board assembles a search committee to source the agency’s next leader.”

Mobley joined Children’s Hunger Alliance in April 2016 as the Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations and directs the agency’s budget in addition to the agency’s key program areas: Early Childhood Nutrition, Afterschool Nutrition, School and Summer Nutrition, and Nutrition Education.

“I appreciate the confidence the Board has placed in me during this time of transition,” Mobley said. “I look forward to leading Children’s Hunger Alliance as Interim CEO and continuing to make a difference in the lives of Ohio’s food-insecure children.”

Mobley previously worked for 30 years at Battelle Memorial Institute, where she held various positions in the finance organization, and most recently served as Vice President of Corporate Internal Audit and prior to that the Assistant Treasurer. Mobley serves on the board of the Susan G. Komen Columbus affiliate, and has been one of their top fundraisers for the past five years. She is a Certified Public Accountant and earned her B.S. in Business Administration from The Ohio State University.

About Children’s Hunger Alliance

Founded in 1970 in Columbus, Children’s Hunger Alliance is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger in Ohio. The organization’s mission is to ensure children without access receive healthy food, nutrition education and physical activity. In 2015 the organization worked with partners including childcare providers and afterschool programs to help provide more than 5.2 million nutritious meals and snacks to hungry children throughout Ohio’s 88 counties.  Learn more at

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