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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.

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.

 GreggGreg Joyce
Distribution Manager

Greg Joyce joined the East Texas Food Bank in October of 2012 and is in charge of receiving product, entering product information into the inventory management system and preparation/distributing orders to our partner agencies and program.  Prior to working at the East Texas Food Bank, Greg worked for Sam's Club for 11 years, eventually becoming a Technology Supervisior.  He enjoys cycling around Tyler and East Texas and playing board games with friends and family.  Born and raised in Whitehouse, Greg attended TJC and has a BA in Bible from Louisiana Baptist University,

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