Our Team

Eric Shelby

Chief Operations Officer

Eric Shelby has been with the Foodbank since March 2011. Eric worked for the electrical contractor that constructed the current Arkansas Foodbank building. When the staff transitioned into the new facility Eric came on board to officially join the team. In the words of our previous CEO Rhonda Sanders, “This is Eric, he came with the building.” In the last 6 years Eric has overseen Facility Maintenance, Food Safety, Compliance, and Transportation for AF before being promoted to the role of COO.

Eric lives in Saline County with his wife, Julie. They have 2 kids, Nathan and Hannah.

Eric received a BA in Psychology from Henderson State University and holds a Master Electrical license.

Prior to stepping into the role of COO, Eric spent the last 3 years as a saltwater fishing tournament organizer.

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