“We’re very pleased to have Karl as a member of our board,” Treasure Coast Food Bank CEO Judith Cruz said. “Karl will be a great asset in helping us serve Indian River County.”
Zimmermann has been a resident of Indian River County since 1971. He is a broker associate with SLC Commercial Realty and Development and was a leader in commercial sales volume in 2004, 2005 and 2009 with his previous firm. Zimmermann has served on numerous community boards. He was part of the United Way of Indian River County’s assessment team evaluating Treasure Coast Food Bank during 2015.
“I was very impressed with what I saw during the site visit, and was happy to become more involved with the organization,” Zimmermann said.
In addition to working with the United Way of Indian River County, Zimmermann serves as a board member of Indian River Charter High School. He is a member of the Indian River County Code Enforcement Board, the Indian River County Economic Development Council, and recently completed 30 years as a member of the City of Vero Beach’s Tree Commission. He is active with the guardian ad litem program.
Zimmermann’s professional career includes 12 years working in human resources for major corporations, as well as owning small businesses in Indian River County. He also served two elected terms beginning in 1992 as Indian River County Tax Collector. He is a graduate of Purdue University and a native of Rochester, New York.
ABOUT TREASURE COAST FOOD BANK
Treasure Coast Food Bank is the only food bank and largest hunger relief organization on Florida’s Treasure Coast, providing the community each year with millions of meals valued at more than $50 million through robust programs and in partnership with 400 charitable organizations in Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin, and Okeechobee counties.
In addition to emergency food distribution, Treasure Coast Food Bank operates a full roster of direct-service programs that not only solve the immediate problem of hunger, but help individuals and families gain long-term food security, better health outcomes, and self-sufficiency.
Treasure Coast Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nationwide network of 200 food banks that leads the fight against hunger in the United States. For more information on Treasure Coast Food Bank, call 772-489-3034, log on to stophunger.org, visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/tcfoodbank, or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/tcfoodbank.