About Beth Martino
Martino joined the Maryland Food Bank as executive vice president in October 2014 before taking on the role of president and CEO earlier this year. In this position, she oversees all aspects of internal operations, including food sourcing and distribution as well as program creation, human resources, finance, marketing, and philanthropy. She has also been instrumental in creating an infrastructure that now allows the organization to make smart, data-driven decisions.
Prior to working at the food bank, Martino was vice president of public affairs for the American Health Care Association, where she provided advice and counsel to executive leadership on communications while cultivating and managing the association’s public affairs team. In addition, Martino previously served as associate commissioner for external affairs at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and was director of communications and press secretary for Kansas Governor Mark Parkinson and Governor Kathleen Sebelius. Martino has a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Washburn University in political science and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.