Emily, based in Columbus, joined CFAES in August 2016. She is charged with strengthening the college’s strategic partnerships with a primary focus on companies and foundations in the agricultural and environmental sectors. Before joining CFAES, Emily worked in Foundation Relations for The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center and Health Science Colleges. Emily came to the university from the National Democratic Institute in Washington, DC, where she designed and managed political process and civic education programs. Earlier in her career, she spent time working in economic development and international trade in both public and nonprofit settings. Emily is a proud alumna of Ohio State (BA, International Studies and French) and American University (MA, International Service).