Nathan Runkle is the founder and president of Mercy For Animals. Since founding MFA over a decade ago, Runkle has overseen the organization’s growth into a leading national force in the prevention of cruelty to farmed animals and promotion of compassionate food choices and policies. Through his work with MFA, Runkle has been an outspoken advocate for animal rights, featured in hundreds of television, radio, and newspaper interviews, including on ABC’s World News Tonight, Nightline, 20/20, CNN, and National Public Radio, and in USA Today, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune. In 2009, at the age of 25, Runkle became the youngest person ever inducted into the U.S. Animal Rights Hall of Fame. Find him on Instagram and Facebook.