Mr. Robin G. Mahfood
Robin G. Mahfood is President and Chief Executive Officer of Food For The Poor. As one of the original founders of Food For The Poor, Mahfood previously served as Executive Vice-President and Secretary of the organization’s Board of Directors. His leadership, strategic planning, and business acumen have helped rank the organization among the top run nonprofits in the country. Prior to assuming the Presidency of Food For The Poor, Mahfood was President and CEO of a family-owned business.
Mahfood has been described as a “spiritual businessman with a true heart for the poor.” With his extensive background in commerce and his in-depth knowledge of the West Indies, Mahfood brings his long-time experience in serving the poor to the forefront as Food For The Poor’s leader. His vast experience and expertise in fishing (a true avocation) have prompted the promotion of many self-sustainable fishing projects in the Caribbean, including both the development of coastal villages and tilapia farming.
Mahfood was born in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from high school at St. George’s College in Kingston, Jamaica and continued studying with the Jesuits at Loyola College, Montreal, Canada. Mahfood is married with two sons, a daughter and four grandchildren and has resided in South Florida since 1977.