Ed Hatch is the Chief Operations Officer at Food for the Hungry (FH) and serves out of its office in Phoenix, Arizona. Ed joined Food for the Hungry in September 2017. Prior to this role, Ed had a thirty year career as a logistics officer in the United States Air Force. After retirement in 2009, Ed worked in the area of global leadership development, including a period as a consultant for FH. Ed’s educational background is in bible, theology, organizational development, and leadership.
Ed earned degrees from Multnomah University and Western Seminary. In 2017, he completed his doctoral degree in Organizational Leadership at Regent University, where his dissertation offered a theory of leadership for human flourishing based on Christ’s leadership in the four gospels.
Ed and his wife Joy have roots in Portland, Oregon, but currently live in Phoenix, Arizona. They have three grown daughters and four grandchildren.