MSC Election Profile: Kelly Allen

Kelly Allen
Ag Information Network of the West
(509) 529-5337

Years of Experience:  20 plus

Board Experience:  2000 served on NAFB board as Director of Marketing.

Bio:  Kelly Allen and his wife Susan own the Ag Information Network of the West, providing the region with daily agriculture and natural resource news on 87 radio stations across Washington, Idaho, Oregon, N. California and Colorado.  Kelly grew up in farm country just outside Pendleton Oregon, Graduated from Arizona State University W.P. Carey School of Business Marketing, spent his first 14 years as a Product Marketing Manager for fortune 500 companies developing marketing plans for everything from Cookies to Computers.  After which Kelly did consulting focused on start-ups and turnarounds which brought him to a small farm broadcast company which he purchased over 20 years ago, joined NAFB and in 2000 served on NAFB board as Director of Marketing.  Now living in Walla Walla, WA where Cabernet Wine Growers and Cowboys live in harmony.