Ohio Corn & Wheat (OCW) is pleased to announce the addition of Brad Reynolds to its staff.
As the Communications Director, Reynolds will be responsible for leading the development and execution of annual communications plans for Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association, the Ohio Corn Checkoff and the Ohio Small Grains Checkoff. He will also serve as an industry spokesperson and media liaison throughout Ohio and the U.S.
Reynolds comes to Ohio Corn & Wheat with 15 years of advocacy and government relations experience with the State of Ohio. Most recently, Reynolds served as the Senior Communications Manager on the Division of Disability Determination team at Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. There, he served as a member of the Senior Leadership Team providing strategic planning on all communication activity.
“Brad’s government relations experience and communications expertise will make him a valuable addition to our team,” said Tadd Nicholson, Executive Director of OCW. “We’re excited about his leadership abilities and look forward to seeing how he will help us continue to grow and support Ohio corn and small grain farmers.”
In addition to his prior leadership experience, he has also worked with state and federal legislators as a registered lobbyist with the State of Ohio. He holds a B.A. from Georgetown College in political science and communication arts and an MBA from Franklin University.
“I’m looking forward to using my past experience to help Ohio Corn & Wheat continue to flourish,” Reynolds said.