Robert J. Rizzo 

Senior Director, Community Investment 
Conagra Brands

Robert J. Rizzo is Senior Director of Community Investment for Conagra Brands and Senior Director of Conagra Brands Foundation.  In this role, Robert leads corporate social responsibility initiatives focused on community and charitable efforts that includes product donations, employee volunteerism and cash contributions across the organization.  Robert joined Conagra Brands, formerly ConAgra Foods in December 2016. Robert also serves on the board of directors of Nourishing Hope (fka Lakeview Pantry), which is on the front line of hunger relief and distributes food from four Chicago neighborhood locations in Humboldt Park, Lakeview, Ravenswood and West Town.

Prior to joining Conagra Brands, Robert was Senior Manager at Sara Lee Corporation and the Sara Lee Foundation. Over his 13-year career with Sara Lee, he reshaped foundation priorities, aligned focus areas to strategically resonate with the business and expanded the reach of its program to encompass a broader geographic area.

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