Erin Heitkamp

Managing Director, Strategy, Sustainability & Assurance
Pipeline Foods


Erin Heitkamp is the Managing Director - Strategy, Sustainability, & Assurance for Pipeline Foods working to accelerate the availability and reliability of organic, non-GMO and regeneratively grown food. Pipeline brings transparent, sustainable supply chain solutions to connect the dots for its farming partners and end users of organic grains and ingredients. Erin has worked in the fields of environmental management and sustainability for more than 18 years. Immediately prior to joining Pipeline, Erin led the sustainability consulting practice at Wenck, a Minnesota- based environmental consulting ESOP. Erin’s Wenck years were preceeded by a 14-year career at Northwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines where she most recently led the development and execution of environmental and sustainability policy and strategy. Prior to the Delta-NWA merger, she held positions in the area of environmental regulatory oversight, fuel and fuel services purchasing, and corporate real estate. Erin holds a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin- Madison and a Master’s in Environmental Management (M.E.M) from Yale University. Her family includes her husband, Christopher, and daughters, Luna and Ruby. She enjoys traveling, reading, gardening, running and community.


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