John Puder serves as Statewide Child Hunger Manager, giving strategic leadership to our Child Hunger Team to promote participation in summer meals, after-school meals and school breakfast programs. Prior to joining THI, John served as the social marketing coordinator for Harris County's Systems of Hope. John's career has included working for public officials and campaigns. John earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master of Public Affairs degree the University of Texas LBJ School. At the LBJ School, John was a Barbara Jordan Scholar.