Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Blake Young

President and CEO

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services

Blake is President & CEO of Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS), a privately funded, non-profit organization that serves 135,000 men, women and children each month.

The organization’s primary mission is to serve low income families through various social service programs at two campuses in Sacramento County, which are designed to provide life skills and education meant to assist folks on a path to self-sufficiency. Blake has served in this role since May 2005, before which he spent nine years in operations and public relations for SFBFS. Blake also serves as a Board Chairman for Soil Born Farms and is on the Community Action Board for Sacramento Training and Employment Agency. Blake graduated from Chico State University and served in the United States Army. Blake has two daughters, Ariel and Dani.