Hamdi is the Vice Chair on the Corporate Fund Board of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and he was inducted into the 19th class of the American Advertising Federation Advertising Hall of Achievement in 2011. He is also an active community member and sits on the Advisory Boards of the Pathfinder Village, American Turkish Council and Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

Hamdi resides in Norwich, N.Y. When he’s not walking the floors of the Chobani plant, he spends his time traveling, sailing and with his German Shepherds, Panja and Cedric.