RELEASE: Steven McCullough Joins Share Our Strength as COO

Nonprofit hires nationally-recognized executive to lead operations for the organization’s award-winning No Kid Hungry campaign, and shepherd its next phase of growth


Contact: Laura Washburn, or 202-649-4335

October 23, 2023, Washington, D.C. – The anti-hunger and poverty organization Share Our Strength has hired Steven McCullough as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO), after a national search conducted by Korn Ferry. McCullough, a proven strategist and leader with extensive experience in dynamic mission-driven organizations, will lead operations for the nonprofit as it works to transform systems so families thrive and end childhood hunger in the U.S.

As COO, Steven will partner closely with Share Our Strength’s CEO and executive team to ensure alignment, operational excellence, organization-wide communication, and collaboration across all departments. He will drive increased internal alignment and coordination to help achieve optimal performance and sustainable growth in a manner consistent with Share Our Strength’s mission-driven culture.

“The work of Share Our Strength is transformational and I am excited to be a part of the team that is dedicated to the goal of ending child hunger and focused on increasing the quality of life for children and families around the world,” said McCullough.

Previously, Steven was Chief Operating and Equity Officer for Communities in Schools. While there, he led Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Finance; Human Resources; Information Technology; Alumni Support; and Business Development for the national organization dedicated to surrounding students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. He began his career in operations management at The Quaker Oats Company and supply chain consulting at Accenture and has held leadership roles at the Chicago Association of Neighborhood Development Organizations (CANDO), Bethel New Life, Safer Foundation, and the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

“We are delighted that Steven has chosen to bring his talents to Share Our Strength,” said CEO Anne Filipic. “Steven’s deep commitment to equity, anti-hunger and anti-poverty work, as well as his experience operationalizing at scale will be invaluable as we move into the next phase of our journey.” McCullough joins Share Our Strength as of October 16, 2023 and will be based out of the organization’s Washington, DC headquarters.


About Share Our Strength

At Share Our Strength, we're ending hunger and poverty – in the United States and abroad. Through proven, effective campaigns like No Kid Hungry and Cooking Matters, we connect people who care to ideas that work.