John Cardoza of BancFirst has been appointed to the Board of Directors for Feed the Children. Cardoza plans to apply expertise he’s gained from the banking industry into his new role at the global nonprofit. He had previously served on the organization’s board finance committee.

Serving as vice president and Trust Investment Officer for the Trust & Investment Management division of BancFirst, Cardoza is excited to expand his role with Feed the Children. With more than 19 years of banking and financial services experience, he has spent most of his professional career with BancFirst. Cardoza also worked as portfolio manager with Regions Investment Management in Tyler, Texas.

“It is a tremendous honor to serve in this role, and I look forward to collaborating with others who are passionate about the great work and mission of Feed the Children,” said Cardoza. “I am thrilled to just play a small part in this organization making such a positive impact throughout the globe.”

Cardoza received his Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from Cameron University. In addition, he received a Master of Science-Economics from Oklahoma State University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation, is a member of the CFA Institute as well as the CFA Society of Oklahoma.

Feed the Children’s board has been steadily growing and expanding over the past few years. With each new board member, the organization has taken the opportunity to be strategic in its selection as it strives to gain an even deeper bench of business expertise.

“John is an incredible addition to our Board of Directors,” said Travis Arnold, president and CEO for Feed the Children. “I’ve had the pleasure of working with him on our finance committee for the past five years, and I know he will do great things to further our vision to create a world where no child goes to bed hungry.”

About Feed the Children

At Feed the Children, we feed hungry kids. We envision a world where no child goes to bed hungry. In the U.S. and internationally, we are dedicated to helping families and communities achieve stable lives and to reducing the need for help tomorrow, while providing food and resources to help them today. We distribute product donations from corporate donors to local community partners, we provide support for teachers and students, and we mobilize resources quickly to aid recovery efforts when natural disasters strike. Internationally, we manage child-focused community development programs in 8 countries. We welcome partnerships because we know our work would not be possible without collaborative relationships.

Visit for more information.