Zuani Villarreal is the Director of Communication at Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization and 2nd largest nonprofit in the U.S. In this role, Zuani leads communication efforts with national partners and member food banks across the country to generate attention, funds, support, volunteers and advocates to help solve hunger.
Zuani began her nonprofit career through Americorps*VISTA at the San Antonio Food Bank. After completing her year of service, Zuani was offered a full-time position at the Food Bank and quickly proved herself as an effective fundraiser and leader for eight years. She later joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio as Chief Development Officer, shifting her focus to education and youth development. During her 4-year tenure, Zuani led an $11 million capital campaign and helped rebrand the organization as a leader in the Out-of-School Time-space.Z
Zuani is an alumnus of Leadership San Antonio and has served on the board for the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the San Antonio chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She received her BBA in Accounting and MS in Finance from Texas A&M University.