AIC Election Profile: Pat Reese

Pat Reese, Media Director for McCormick, leads media planning and buying for the Elanco Companion Animal Health, American Hereford Association and Monsanto’s Genuity, Channel brands.  Pat brings three decades of media experience in developing and implementing national and local media programs and has strong ties to the agricultural media industry.

Pat began her media career with an advertising agency in New York working on Nabisco, Nissan Motors, and RJ Reynolds.  While in New York she also sold media for Time Life, Inc.  Her move to the Kansas City area in 1985 brought her to an agency specializing in packaged good accounts and working with clients such as Proctor & Gamble, Nestle and Kraft.  She also worked in the marketing department of a major retail lumber chain before moving to the agricultural industry.

Pat earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sweet Briar College in Virginia.

In her spare time, she trail rides her horses and allows her dogs to further her training.