Nancy E. Roman
"Nancy E. Roman, President & CEO, joined the Capital Area Food Bank in January 2013... Roman’s immediate past position was Director of Public/Private Partnerships and Communications at the United Nation's World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian agency, feeding 100 million people in 75 countries... Prior to joining WFP, Roman served as Vice President of the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C. where she established the Council’s congressional program designed to integrate ideas generated in the think tank environment with policy decisions. She authored “Both Sides of the Aisle: A Call for Bipartisan Foreign Policy,” a Council Special Report published in 2005 that analyzed political polarization in Washington and proposed steps to build bridges between the parties and foster a more productive dialogue in foreign policy.
"Before that, Roman served as president of the G7 Group, a strategic consulting firm that advised Wall Street on how political, legislative, central banking and regulatory developments affected institutional investments. The firm’s more than 120 clients – investment banks, hedge funds and asset management companies – were based in the financial communities of New York, London and Tokyo.
"Roman also spent 10 years as a journalist covering politics, congress, foreign policy and economics. As congressional bureau chief for The Washington Times, she oversaw both the newspaper’s election and legislative coverage.
"Roman came to Washington in 1988 as press secretary and foreign affairs adviser for U.S. Rep. Clay Shaw, Jr. (R-FL), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee.
"She holds a Master of Arts degree in International Economics and American Foreign Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and French from Baylor University. Roman is married to Steven Cohen", 
Resources and articles
- Capital Area Food Bank Nancy E. Roman, organizational web page, accessed March 30, 2013.