Staff Contacts - Operations

AndrewAndrew Ayo
Operations Director

Andrew joined the East Texas Food Bank as Operations Director in June 2015 after 13 years in both Sales and Operations at Frito Lay. During his time at Frito Lay, Andrew served the East Texas and Tulsa areas while gaining valuable experience in team building, change management, customer/vendor relationships, multi-facility management, and budgetary/financial planning. In 2013, Andrew was the recipient of the national sales Ring of Honor award. He holds a Bachelor's of Arts in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University. Andrew has spent most of his life in the East Texas area and currently resides in Tyler. He is very committed and proud of being part of an organization that serves the community in which he calls home.
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Kevin Shipp
Warehouse Manager

Kevin Shipp joined the East Texas Food Bank in March of 1996 and is in charge of the East Texas Food Bank warehouse. He has extensive knowledge of the food banks daily operations and inventory management software. Since at the East Texas Food Bank, his responsibilities have grown from pulling and delivering agency orders to managing all aspects of the food banks’ daily operations. Kevin is a graduate from Chapel Hill High School.
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 Paul Younger
Logistics Coordinator

Paul Younger joined the East Texas Food Bank in October 2008, after working for Teen Mania Ministries for 2 years. During that time he traveled the country as a tour bus driver for Christian youth conferences. At the Food Bank he has served many roles including Inventory Systems Specialist but has transitioned this year into the role of Logistics Coordinator. He enjoys working at a place where he knows he is making a difference..
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