Matt Pakula

Senior Manager of Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
Matt Pakula


Matt Pakula is a senior manager of corporate social responsibility for Tyson Foods. He is responsible for shared value and social enterprise projects and works with a variety of nonprofit organizations, providing strategic input to align the company’s CSR goals with business objectives, as well as tactical support for a variety social responsibility initiatives.

Before assuming his current role, Matt was a senior manager of communications and corporate contributions for The Hillshire Brands Company. He also served as director of the Hillshire Brands Foundation. Earlier in his career, Matt held a variety of roles at private and public companies in public affairs, corporate affairs, corporate contributions and publicity that ultimately led to his interest in addressing societal needs and challenges through business itself with a business model. He earned a Juris Doctor and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Michigan State University.

In his free time, he serves as the treasurer of the Student Press Law Center, the nation's only legal assistance agency devoted exclusively to educating high school and college journalists about the rights and responsibilities embodied in the First Amendment, and supporting the student news media to cover important issues free from censorship. How much do you know about the First Amendment? Take the SPLC quiz to find out.

Posts from Matt

OneEgg - Nepal, peace sign
Feeding the World, One Egg at a Time
OCT 16, 2018
Schoolgirls - OneEgg Nepal
Creating Waves of Impact with Simple Solutions for Hunger Relief
OCT 16, 2018

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