Chip Huggins - CEO of Hope Services
As a lifelong resident of the Bay Area, Chip has been committed to serving our community for decades. He has held Board leadership roles in non-profit organizations such as Peninsula Community Foundation, Boys and Girls Club, Coyote Point Museum, Guardsmen, Portola Valley School Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and Easter Seals Society. In 2002, he was named the San Mateo County Volunteer of the Year.
In addition, Chip has extensive experience in the for-profit sector. From 1980 to 2002 he worked for See's Candies, Inc. in progressively more responsible positions, ending his tenure as General Manager, Director of Purchasing. From See's, Chip moved to Joseph Schmidt Confections where he served as President and CEO until 2005. In 2005, Chip was CEO of the San Francisco Chocolate Company, a social enterprise company owned by the California Autism Foundation. In 2006 Chip was recruited to the Second Harvest Food Bank of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties as CEO.