Radha Muthiah currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Capital Area Food Bank, the leading food provider in the Greater Washington region. As CEO, she heads a team that sources and distributes good, healthy food directly and through a network of 400+ partners. In a typical year, the CAFB reaches more than 400,000 food insecure individuals in the region, but that number has risen to almost 600,000 since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Under her leadership, the CAFB has evolved its operating models to respond innovatively and effectively to this increased need and developed a long-term strategy to support equitable economic recovery and rebuilding in the nation’s capital with the help of public, private, and non-profit partnerships.
Prior to her role at the food bank, Muthiah has led and grown both start-up and established organizations spanning multiple sectors in the US and internationally. She serves on the boards of Connected DMV, the Greater Washington Board of Trade, and the Public Health Institute, and is a Trustee of the Federal City Council. She holds a bachelor’s and a master's degree in economics from Tufts University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Stanford University.