Mike is an accomplished professional with a proven track record of driving results, creating enterprise value, managing people and developing best-in-class programs. He has excellent leadership, communication, planning, problem solving, negotiation, and cross-functional team building skills. Mike served as Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs and Vice President of Government Affairs at SUPERVALU (2007-2013), a $35B revenue retail company. He led a public affairs team of 42 with an $8 million annual budget overseeing government relations, internal and external communications, and community relations/foundation. Prior to joining SUPERVALU, Erlandson served as chief of staff to U.S. Congressman Martin Sabo (1993-2006) overseeing a team of 18 and a million dollar annual budget with offices in Washington and Minnesota.