Lowcountry Food Bank Welcomes New Employees

Heather Perry

Heather Perry

January 8, 2020 -- Charleston, SC --The Lowcountry Food Bank (LCFB), whose mission is to lead the fight against hunger throughout the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina, is pleased to announce that several new staff members have come aboard, and one current employee has been promoted.

Jennifer DeWitt, Vice President of Community Initiatives, previously served as Global Director of Corporate Responsibility at Barcardi Limited, overseeing responsibility programs and employee engagement. Prior to that, she served in public affairs and development positions. Jennifer earned a Master's Degree in Sports Administration from the University of Louisville, and a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Florida.

Jeremy Harvey, Inventory Director, attended Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL, and previously served as Inventory Supervisor at Gerber Childrenswear in Jedsburg, SC.

Dan Higdon has been promoted to Food Resource Manager. Dan has more than 20 years of operations, transportation and management experience with FEDEX Ground and the Department of Transportation. He is a graduate of the University of Indiana and Founder of the Charleston chapter of his alumni association.

Mark Myers, Warehouse Shipping Associate for the LCFB Myrtle Beach regional distribution center, is a graduate of Westminster High School in Maryland. He has more than 25 years of experience in warehousing and transportation.

Travis Myers has joined the Lowcountry Food Bank as a Route Driver.

Heather Perry, Director of Fundraising, began her career as a lobbyist but learned that her passion was serving in the non-profit sector. She previously served as Director of Fundraising at the YMCA of Middle Tennessee and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science.

About the Lowcountry Food Bank: Feed. Advocate. Empower.

The Lowcountry Food Bank serves the 10 coastal counties of South Carolina and distributed more than 30.5 million pounds of food in 2018. The Lowcountry Food Bank helps fight hunger by distributing food to nearly 300 partner agencies including soup kitchens, homeless shelters and emergency food pantries. The Lowcountry Food Bank advocates on behalf of those who experience hunger and helps empower people to make healthy and nutritious food choices. For more information go to the Lowcountry Food Bank website and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.