Gary McDonald

Executive Director

Gary McDonald is an entrepreneur and non-profit leader. Having founded Nursefinders of Cincinnati and Nursefinders of Pittsburgh as well as his own Australian themed restaurant, he went on to create Feeding America San Diego, the largest food bank in San Diego County. Gary also served as the State Director for MADD California. Later, as President /CEO he successfully merged Senior Gleaners Food Bank with the Sacramento Food Bank to better streamline hunger relief in Sacramento County. At the request of the White House, Gary participated in a panel discussion for the Office of Faith Based and Community Initiatives on Hunger and Homelessness. At the Request of the National Highway Traffic Gary was asked to participate in the forum Successful Strategies in Changing Behavior in order to help saves lives from drunk driving. Gary has performed humanitarian work in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Thailand. Gary has undergraduate degrees in both Marketing and Finance from the University of Wisconsin and a Masters Degree in Counseling from the University of Colorado.

Direct Line: 916-408-6944
Email: gary@lighthousefrc.com