Chris Wienkehas been volunteering for The Center since 2015, which made it an easy transition into his current role as Assistant Food Bank Coordinator. Chris is a Southern California Native and before moving to the desert in 2013, Chris was working for one of the largest land owners in Southern California as a Property Manager. Chris’s extensive seventeen year career encompassed large Apartment Communities (communities exceeding 350 units), handling lease-up, dual site, along with specializing in County and City Housing Bond compliance. Chris regularly volunteers for multiple organizations to better the lives and understanding of people in Palm Springs. Chris’s life mantra is knowing a tomato is a fruit, and wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.