Food Safety Summit

Food Safety Summit


Nick Waters Michael Eckhardt
Senior Vice President – Chief Legal and Risk Officer and Secretary
Wawa, Inc.

Michael Eckhardt is the Senior Vice President – Chief Legal and Risk Officer and Secretary for Wawa, Inc. Michael has responsibility for the Company’s Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk Management, Legal, Loss Prevention, Quality Assurance, Risk Management and Safety teams. Michael joined Wawa in 2005 and became General Counsel in 2011. He previously held the position of Associate General Counsel at Wawa. Before joining Wawa, Michael worked for Dechert LLP and Pepper Hamilton LLP in the Corporate and Securities groups. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from American University and his law degree from Temple University.

Michael serves on the Board of Directors of Terrazzo Marble and Supply Companies, a 100% ESOP owned company in Illinois, and serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the School of Public Affairs at American University. Michael also serves on the Board of Directors, and as President, of the Wawa Associates In Need Fund, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to assisting Wawa associates suffering from catastrophic events in their lives. Michael is a past president the Greater Philadelphia chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel.