Spark: Women in Agribusiness

Wendy Pinkerton, Zoetis

As senior manager, U.S. industry relations at Zoetis, Pinkerton is an agriculture and communications expert. She discusses her career with Sara Steever and provides advice on flexibility, trusting one’s instincts, mentoring and decision-making.

Amy Tranzillo, The Context Network

Tranzillo, senior consultant with The Context Network, brings 20 years of animal health and agribusiness experience to the table. She visits with Sara Steever about networking, mentoring and career challenges.

Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse Communications

As Founder and Editor of Agri-Pulse, Wyant has created a company that reports the most up-to-date agricultural and rural policy decisions, which are indispensible to ag industry leaders. She visited with Sara Steever about how her farm background shaped her career.

Cyndi Young, Learfield

Young, Director of Brownfield and Ag Operations, talks with Sara Steever about lessons learned and opportunities and challenges that shaped her career.

Susan and Lisa Tronchetti

Susan Tronchetti, a business development professional, and her daughter Lisa Tronchetti, a dairy products merchandiser at Gavilon Group, LLC, talk with Sara Steever about the experiences and choices that led them to their current careers and their ongoing relationship/mentorship.

Susanne Wasson, Dow AgroSciences U.S. Commercial Leader – Crop Protection

Wasson, U.S. Commercial Leader of Dow AgroScience’s Crop Protection division, talks with Sara Steever about how she navigated her upward path at Dow and how to build an effective network.

Sheri Seger, DTN/The Progressive Farmer

An experienced national account manager with a lengthy career in media, information technology and services, Seger visits with host Sara Steever about her exciting career and the ag industry.

Cindy Zimmerman, ZimmComm New Media

Vice President and Co-Founder of ZimmComm New Media, a news and content creation and distribution company, Zimmerman visits about her career and passion for communications.

Michelle Rook, WNAX

Farm director for WNAX Radio, reporter for AgDay and U.S. Farm Report, Rook discusses learning, growing and embracing experiences.

Linda Rader, Radson Company

As an accomplished executive with a track record of developing innovative strategies that drive revenue and market share gains, Rader discusses career development and working in agribusiness.