Miller, Ross and Ward join OFH Board

August 13, 2010

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Ozarks Food Harvest recently welcomed Matt Miller, Kenny Ross and Joy Ward to its volunteer board of directors.

Matt Miller of Sustainable Housing Solutions is a developer specializing in affordable housing, urban redevelopment and green housing developments. Kenny Ross is partner at Morelock–Ross Group of Companies which includes Morelock–Ross Builders, Morelock–Ross Properties and Morelock–Ross Properties Management. Joy Ward is a CPA, PC and shareholder at KPM, specializing in small business accounting services.

“We’re honored to welcome these dynamic incoming members to the board,” said Todd Sherman, vice president and membership chair of Ozarks Food Harvest’s board. “It’s an ideal time for them to get more actively involved in hunger relief in the Ozarks, as the numbers of those in need continue to increase.”

Earlier this year, The Food Bank announced board officers for fiscal years 2010–2012: Bob Lawson, Jr. of BKD, LLP, president; Todd Sherman of Kraft Foods, Inc., vice president; Tamara de Wild of O’Reilly Auto Parts, secretary; and Mike Pinkston of Bank of America, treasurer.

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About Ozarks Food Harvest—The Food Bank
Ozarks Food Harvest is the only food bank in southwest Missouri, serving more than300 hunger relief organizations across 28 Ozarks counties. The Food Bank reaches more than 155,000 individuals and distributes 8.5 million pounds of food annually (July 1, 2009–June 30, 2010)—a value of $14,280,000 distributed to its Network of member charities—making Ozarks Food Harvest one of the largest philanthropic institutions in southwest Missouri. This is made possible due to its member charities and direct-relief programs such as the Weekend Backpack Program™, Kids Cafe® and the Mobile Food Pantry™ program. Learn more at and at