Ryan Locke is currently industry relations manager for FMC. He is responsible for the external engagement strategy with non-government stakeholders and partners for FMC, a global agribusiness based in Philadelphia.
After graduating Texas A&M with a degree in animal science he embarked on a career in the agricultural sector that has spanned over 15 years. He has held roles in sales, management, marketing, technical support, product development, and public affairs with several top agricultural organizations. During that time, he earned an Executive Business Degree from the University of Wisconsin and a Certification in Diversity and Inclusion in Organizational Structures from the University of South Florida. Ryan also serves on several boards within the agricultural and higher education spaces and is an industry expert in residence at the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center in Maryland.
Ryan has been invited to speak at various universities and businesses across the country on subjects including intergenerational workplaces, DE&I strategies, as well as social and racial justice. He is also professional member of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS).