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 Development & Services Manager
Lisa graduated from Clarkson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Technology Management. After spending 7 years in the corporate marketing world, Lisa decided to seek an opportunity that was fundamentally grounded in helping the community. NAFDMA was the result of that search. Lisa lives in Central New York with her husband and two kitties, Willow & Daisy. She is committed to providing the best member experience possible and looks forward to assisting you with any benefit needs you may have.
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.