John Puder serves as the Regional Manager for Child Hunger Outreach for Baylor University's Texas Hunger Initiative (THI) Houston Office. John is working with communities to fight food insecurity by increasing the 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.