Sheri Labovitz K’73 New President at Second Helpings Atlanta
Sheri S. Labovitz K’73 was recently appointed the new president of Second Helpings Atlanta, Inc. Appointed alongside five new board of director members, Labovitz will serve as president from now until December 2019.
Second Helpings Atlanta (SHA) is a non-profit food rescue organization whose mission is “to fight hunger in the 5 county Metropolitan Atlanta area by rescuing surplus food and delivering it to those in need.” The organization is serviced by nearly 400 volunteer drivers who use their own vehicles to drive to a Food Donor’s location and deliver it to a partner agency.
As their new president, Labovitz works to help implement SHA’s new strategic plan by guiding the organization’s growth through new partnerships. She intends to extend its outreach through new partner agencies and more volunteers.
Education: J.D. Duke University
Prior to her role at SHA, Labovitz was a commercial real estate attorney and former partner at Alston & Bird and Minkin & Snyder. She has served as Deputy Finance Director for U.S. senatorial candidate Michelle Nunn in 2014. Labovitz has also taken on a variety of positions in the Atlanta area including the former president and interim Director of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Board Chair of a dropout prevention program Communities in Schools of Atlanta, and chair of Temple Sinai’s Endowment Committee.
She received the Selig Distinguished Service Award alongside her husband, Steve, in 2013