President & Chief Executive Officer
Ed Raine is President and Chief Executive Officer of Food For The Poor. He joined Food For The Poor in October 2017, and was appointed Executive Vice President in May 2018. In that role, he oversaw many aspects of management for the organization, focusing on organizational development and strategy.
Ed served previously in executive roles in Operations and Human Resources. His understanding of how to shape company cultures in a global context has enabled organizations to scale for growth. His focus is on clear strategic direction, efficiency, and driving organizational effectiveness, while guiding organizations during periods of significant change.
In addition to his 30 plus years in the corporate world, Ed served on the Board and as Chairman of the Board for the nonprofit Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA), and as a Corporate Sponsor Liaison with Best Buddies International.
Ed first saw the work of Food For The Poor on a mission trip to Haiti in 2009, and realized that he could align his passion to help organizations scale for growth with helping donors who care so passionately to help those less fortunate make a real difference in the world.
Ed was born and raised in London. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and has a Certification in Organizational Development from Columbia University, as well as a Certification in Fundraising from Boston University. Ed is currently working on a Certificate in Theology from the University of Notre Dame.
He lives in Boca Raton with his wife, Mary, who was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. They have four adult children.