Afton is the President of CornerPost Marketing, an agriculture-focused marketing and communications agency, based in Fort Dodge that she founded in 2013. She continues to grow the services and lead her team to deliver exceptional marketing and communications support for some of the best companies in the agriculture industry and appreciates the opportunity to work alongside each client as a business partner. Previous to starting CornerPost, Afton worked for NEW Cooperative as a communications manager. Afton proudly helps farm alongside her fiancé, Jason, on their third-generation row-crop farm near Pocahontas and continue growing their recently established pheasant hunting preserve and lodge, Twisted Creek Ranch. Having grown up on the family farm in central Iowa, Afton pursued her college education at Iowa State University to major in Agriculture Communications and study Animal Science. She actively spends time engaged in government relations and taking roles in political campaigns and enjoys giving her time to supporting agricultural boards and community events.