Feed the Children Announces Two Newly Appointed Members to the Board of Directors

Brent A. Hagenbuch, CEO of NEAT Transportation and C.E. Crouse, Co-Founder of Capin Crouse to join Feed the Children Board of Directors

Oklahoma City, Okla., – Oklahoma City-based Feed the Children has announced the addition of two national-caliber business executives to its board of directors.

C.E. Crouse and Brent A. Hagenbuch will join the organization’s board, lending valuable experience and insight in the areas of nonprofit finance and food transportation. Crouse is co-founder of Capin Crouse, an accounting firm that specializes in serving nonprofit organizations across the United States. Hagenbuch is president and chief executive officer of Texas-based NEAT Transportation Group, a national carrier with operations in 48 states.

“We are very pleased to have C.E. Crouse and Brent Hagenbuch serving on our board,” said Travis Arnold, interim chief executive officer/president and COO of Feed the Children. “Their experience aligns closely with the work of our organization, and will be invaluable to our continuing efforts to build on operational efficiencies.”

Prior to founding NEAT Transportation Group, Hagenbuch served as president of Transport Industries. Under his leadership, the company grew from $200 million in sales to more than $1 billion, with thousands of tractors and trailers and more than 40 terminal locations nationwide.

Retired after 40 years in the accounting profession, Crouse now serves part time as chief financial officer of Sagamore Institute, a think tank based in Indianapolis, and is a member of the TrueFace Board in Phoenix. He continues to be involved in several business ventures.

Feed the Children strives to feed bodies, minds and futures of children across the U.S. and around the world. With millions of children living in food insecure homes, it will take dynamic individuals like Crouse and Hagenbuch coming together to help defeat hunger.

About Feed the Children

Established in 1979, Feed the Children exists to defeat childhood hunger. It is one of the largest U.S.-based charities and serves those in need in the U.S. and in 10 countries around the world. It provides food, education initiatives, essentials and disaster response. It operates five distribution centers located in Oklahoma, Indiana, California, Tennessee and Pennsylvania.

In fiscal year 2017, Feed the Children distributed 79.8 million pounds of food and essentials to children and families in the U.S. Internationally, it provided nutritious food or other benefits to 1,080,000 children, empowered 291,000 parents to make better decisions for their children, and positively impacted more than 1,200 communities and schools in 10 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. It is accredited by GuideStar Exchange and the BBB Wise Giving Alliance.

Visit feedthechildren.org for more information.