Christopher Gindlesperger, affectionately known as “Gindy” to FamousDC, is moving from his position as Senior Director of Public Affairs at the American Beverage Association to Vice President of Public Affairs & Communications at the National Confectioners Association (NCA). Gindlesperger said leaving was “bittersweet,” surely an intended pun, but for good reason – he’s seen a lot of success with the American Beverage Association (ABA). In his time there, he has helped the industry advance meaningful initiatives in partnership with prominent thought leaders, like First Lady Michelle Obama and President Bill Clinton. But that’s not all, he’s also helped defeat more than 60 federal, state and local soda tax proposals and the infamous New York City soda ban.
Until he joins NCA in a few weeks, we hear he’ll be listening to this on repeat: