Sam LaVanawayDirector of Information Technologies

Sam came to the Food Bank in 2015 bringing deep IT experience in the private, consulting, government and non-profit sectors to the newly created Director of Information Technology position. A local resident for over 15 years, Sam worked for Alameda County Housing Authority, the State Legislative Data Center and private sector companies including Xerox, Bank of America, Cisco, Oracle and Neopost to align information systems with strategic goals and manage critical projects. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Notre Dame de Namur University, is on the board for two nonprofits organizations and is involved with the Point Blue Farallon Patrol.