Bryan Murphy heads FOOD Share 2012 Board of Directors, fosters community leadership

FOOD Share announced Bryan Murphy as the new chair of their board of directors

Online PR News – 29-January-2012 – – On Jan. 1, 2012, FOOD Share announced Bryan Murphy as the new chair of their board of directors (BOD). Murphy will serve a two-year term as the leader of the Ventura County regional food bank’s 10-person board.

Over the past two years, Murphy, an executive vice president claims for Farmers Group, Inc. in Westlake Village, has worked closely with FOOD Share generating support by Farmers employees, agents and customers of food donation drives and anti-hunger campaigns.

Murphy, who began his insurance industry career in 1983, was hired by Farmers October 2001, as senior vice president & chief claims officer. In Jan. 2007, Murphy was promoted to executive vice president claims, and currently serves on the Farmers office of the president.

Other incoming members of the 2012 FOOD Share BOD include: Don Nishiguchi, buyer for Whole Foods, Denise Sutton, Advisor for TWIW Insurance Services, Randy Hinton, president of RH Wealth Advisors and Doug Wood, general manager of the Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach Resort.

In addition to raising food and funds for the nonprofit, FOOD Share CEO Bonnie Weigel and FOOD Share’s BOD are working closely with other Ventura County business leaders to enhance their leadership skills, encourage increased community engagement in the fight against hunger and foster greater social responsibility. FOOD Share hopes to yield exponentially greater results by training others to share their message and support their mission.