This podcast series, hosted by Paulsen President Sara Steever, features in-depth interviews with successful leaders in agribusiness careers. Listen here or subscribe on iTunes and Stitcher.
Marianne Smukowski, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research
Marianne Smukowski, Safety Applications Coordinator at Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research, discusses her career in food science and the path she took from government to private industry to academia.
Cindy Cunningham, National Pork Board
Assistant Vice President of Communications for the National Pork Board, Cunningham has truly found her sweet spot. And she’s still actively involved in the family livestock and grain farm where she grew up.
Jenny Stelmach, American Agri-Women
For the last 20 years, Jenny Stelmach has worked as a commodity broker and for the last two has served as vice president of American Agri-Women. She shares how she came to work in agriculture and dispenses career wisdom and advice.
Nancy Barcus, Agriculture Future of America
Barcus discusses her career and current role at Agriculture Future of America, which builds bridges for young leaders to foster engagement and innovation in food and agriculture.
Isabella Chism, Indiana Farm Bureau
Second Vice President of Indiana Farm Bureau Isabella Chism immigrated to the U.S. from Austria with her parents when she was six years old. She expected to follow in her father’s footsteps and work at General Motors, but ended up marrying a farmer, which completely changed her career trajectory.
Walt Bones, Farmer
A fourth generation farmer near Parker, S.D., and former South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture, Bones discusses growing up on the family farm, his involvement in public service and offers great advice for learners of all ages.