Carl Sohn has a background in agricultural business and a commitment to helping others that will be vital in helping Second Harvest advance its work to feed hungry people.
As manager of the Business Management Center for Northwest Farm Credit Services, Sohn brings a wealth of expertise and business connections to his role on Second Harvest’s governing board. Sohn hopes to use his professional experience, knowledge base and agriculture connections to enhance Second Harvest’s ability to secure and deliver more food to hungry families and seniors throughout the region.
Sohn grew up in a family business that had timber, ranching and other diversified interests with operations based in Roseburg, Ore. He learned valuable lessons through working with clients, shareholders, employees and other board members that will help him in his leadership work for Second Harvest.
Sohn, who is married and has a son, earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and management from Boston College and a master’s degree in organizational and servant leadership from Gonzaga University. He is a member of the American Society for Agricultural Consultants and a graduate of the Washington AgForestry Leadership Program.
In addition to helping Second Harvest, Sohn has volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, The El Salvador Transfiguration Parish Twinning Program and in support of local arts.