VP, Corporate Marketing & Communications

Michelle Yoshinaka

Michelle has directed communications efforts in the food and agriculture space for more than 15 years, overseeing strategic development for programs that build awareness and relevancy for established and startup brands. 

As Vice President at Ketchum, she led communications for the Nestle Ice Cream division and played a key role in the successful revival of the Haagen-Dazs sustainability efforts. Prior, she supported food, ingredient and commodity clients at FoodMinds, where she built multi-faceted programs by harnessing food, nutrition science, policy and consumer insights. 

She is dedicated to supporting efforts that enhance environmental sustainability and a healthy and safe food system. Michelle earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Indiana University.