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.
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.
Mikayln White – Marketing and Communications Manager
Mikayln was raised on a row crop farm in central Illinois where she was very involved in the family operation. Growing up, she also enjoyed showing competitive livestock as a 4-H and FFA member. Prior to this role, Mikayln served numerous livestock operations and small businesses with her diversified marketing firm. Mikayln brings extensive experience in writing, graphic design, social media management, photography and videography.