President and CEO

Jaynee K. Day joined Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee as President and CEO in July 1988. Ms. Day oversees the daily operation of the entire food bank, while providing leadership and vision in conquering the issue of hunger in our community.

Ms. Day has served on the Board of Directors of Feeding America and is currently a board member for the Global Foodbanking Network, Nashville Sports Council, and Leadership Music. She is a member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Nashville Rotary Club, and she has served on the Mayor’s Metropolitan Homelessness Commission.

She has conducted various workshops for Feeding America’s national and regional conferences, as well as for the Center for Non-Profit Management in Nashville. She is frequently called upon to address hunger awareness issues, and is a prevalent speaker in the community. Ms. Day has more than 40 years experience in non profit management and administration. Full bio (PDF)

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