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Lori Marco

Senior vice president of external affairs, general counsel, Hormel Foods Corp.


Lori Marco leads Austin-based Hormel’s external affairs function, which includes the law department, legislative affairs, and corporate brand design services. She also oversees the company’s complex regulatory relationships.

During the pandemic, Marco’s team has helped plant managers establish relationships, have meaningful discussions, and share best practices with local and federal public health officials on prevention methods and slowing the spread of coronavirus outside of the workplace.

Marco is involved in numerous professional and nonprofit organizations, including the Minnesota Zoo Foundation.