Chief Executive Officer,
Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and our North County Food Bank chapter
Castillo joined the Food Bank in 2008 as Chief Financial Officer and was subsequently appointed Vice President of Finance and Administration. Castillo brings more than 20 years of executive, financial, and nonprofit management experience to role of Chief Executive Officer. Over the course of his fourteen-year tenure at the Food Bank, he has provided oversight for all financial, administrative, human resources, and information technology operations.
Additionally, he helped lead the organization during periods of severe economic upheaval including the Great Recession and most recently, the COVID-19 pandemic – including the subsequent inflationary environment which is currently impacting the Food Bank’s service population.
Mr. Castillo has many significant achievements in his fourteen years with the Food Bank including stewarding the Food Bank’s annual budget, overseeing major multi-million dollar infrastructure improvements to the Food Bank’s facilities, overseeing the nonprofit’s daily finances and operations, supporting major fundraising campaigns, and providing executive leadership to lead the Food Bank’s five-year strategic plan.
Prior to joining the Food Bank, Castillo served on several nonprofit boards and committees, including the Board of Directors for the El Futuro Credit Union, an organization that provides financial services for working families and those traditionally underserved by financial institutions.
Castillo’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Brigham Young University, and a Master’s in Business Administration from California State University, San Bernardino. Castillo is a graduate of LEAD San Diego’s Impact Program and the Fieldstone Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Program.
Castillo lives in San Diego, where he is a devoted husband and father of three children. He is an involved family man who served as a volunteer coach for his children’s baseball and basketball teams and is heavily involved in community service work with his church.