Michael Gonda is Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs at Chobani, a leading natural food company and America’s #1 Greek Yogurt brand. He is responsible for all strategic communications initiatives for the company, including external and internal communications, consumer and nutrition communications, government relations, executive communications and consumer engagement through the consumer loyalty team. A champion of the company’s founding belief that business can be a powerful force for good, Michael also manages the company’s sustainability program and the Chobani Foundation. Prior to joining Chobani, Michael was a Vice President at Weber Shandwick where he supported some of the largest food brands through issues management and corporate communications. He began his career as a reporter and his work has been recognized throughout the communications industry, most recently being named to PRWeek's "40 Under 40” list of public relations professionals.