Little Rock, Ark. [Oct. 13, 2021] — Crenisha Wright has been named chief administrative and information officer for Arkansas Foodbank and will manage all aspects of the Foodbank’s networking, data collection and administrative activities.
Wright will lead the administration and information technology departments by managing the implementation of several new information systems, advancing data analytics and reporting, and providing technical training to employees which will increase the organization’s efficiency.
“We’re thrilled for the addition of knowledge and expertise Crenisha brings to our growing team at the Foodbank,” said Rhonda Sanders, Arkansas Foodbank CEO. “The pandemic confirmed for us that sharing information and investing in technology are critical means to fighting hunger in every community we serve.”
She’ll also be working with the Foodbank’s 300+ partner agencies across our 33-county service area to implement Feeding America’s Service Insights initiative, a project that will provide a guiding framework to responsibly and effectively collect data to help improve programs for the people served by the Foodbank.
Wright earned a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Central Arkansas, a Master of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M University – Texarkana, a Master of Science degree in Information Sciences from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR), and she is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in the Computer and Information Sciences program at the UALR. She is also a member of the Chi Eta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
About Arkansas Foodbank
Arkansas Foodbank, the largest hunger relief organization in Arkansas, is a member of Feeding America and the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. The Foodbank offers innovative programming focused on serving hungry Arkansans with more healthy and nutritious food. Programs like Food For Kids, Food For Families, and Food For Seniors provide food and other resources for more than 400 food pantries, soup kitchens, schools, colleges, shelters, senior centers, and other agencies that provide aid directly to hungry Arkansans. For information on how you can fight hunger, visit arkansasfoodbank.org