Iowa Corn® is proud to announce the new Director of Grower Services, Carrie Dodds. In this position, Dodds oversees the District Field Managers and directs the team as they work towards the organization's goal to increase membership to 10,000 as well as increase awareness and support of the Iowa Corn checkoff.
“I am truly honored to lead the dedicated District Field Manager team to continue to serve the Iowa Corn farmer members and organization,” said Dodds. “Iowa Corn works tirelessly for Iowa’s farmer and I am proud to spread the word on all that Iowa Corn does for agriculture in Iowa.”
Dodds attended Northwest Missouri State and graduated with a double major in ag business and animal science with a minor in marketing. From undergraduate, she started the Ag Leadership Graduate program at the University of Nebraska but received a job offer to manage the office of a 40,000 head feed yard in North Central Nebraska. After starting her family, the Dodds family moved to Iowa.
Dodds began her career at Iowa Corn in 2006 as the Market Development Manager where she learned her true passion was working with farmers to enhance and engage not only their operations but themselves. In 2012, Dodds transitioned to the District 5 District Field Manager within Iowa Corn where she covered 14 counties in central Iowa. Through her passion and dedication, Dodds has been promoted to the Director of Grower Services.
Dodds resides in Saint Charles, Iowa with her husband Hooter and three sons (Grady 14, Beau 11, and Landry 7).
Brandi Snyder, Public Relations Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, 515-225-9242