Suzi Spahr – Executive Director
Suzi is right at home in her position with NAFDMA as she grew up on a grain and beef farm in Northeast Indiana, part of the 5th generation of the farming family. Most recently, Suzi headed up the Indiana Grown program, the local branding initiative for Indiana agricultural products. Under her leadership, the fledgling program grew to almost 1500 members. She lives in Indianapolis with her husband, Ed, and their three children.
Lisa Dean – Membership & Communications Manager
Lisa has over ten years of experience in communications and marketing and is inspired by the ingenuity of the agritourism industry. She works to raise awareness about the value NAFDMA can bring to members. She's a graduate of Clarkson University and has a Bachelor's degree in Business & Technology Management. Lisa lives in central New York with her husband, Zac.
Jeff Winston – Education & Operations Manager
Having previously worked as a film/video producer in Philadelphia and as a high school English teacher in Massachusetts, Jeff now lives in Asheville, NC with his wife Alli and dog Maggie. After working for NAFDMA as an independent contractor with Charlie Touchette's White Loaf Ridge Management Co. for 5 years, Jeff is now NAFDMA's Education and Operations Manager and oversees the planning and implementation of NAFDMA's events, education and resources within the organization.