Constance Cullman

(Past) President

Constance Cullman was President and CEO of Farm Foundation from June 2016 to June 2019, when she resigned to accept a similar post at the American Feed Industry Association. Review the position posting.

Tim Brennan

Vice President, External Affairs

Tim Brennan joined the Farm Foundation staff in May 2013 as Director of Development. Brennan has 20 years of experience as a fundraiser, with the bulk of his career in higher education fundraising. He formerly served as the Associate Director of Alumni Relations for the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business, now the Booth School of Business. He served as the Director of Alumni Relations and Marketing for Northwestern University’s School of Law, before returning to the University of Chicago as Executive Director of the Chicago Society and Director of Development at the Law School. Brennan later became the Senior Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations at the University. Most recently, he has been working on several consulting projects, including capital campaign planning and interim executive leadership with Chicago and international nonprofits. He earned a bachelor of arts degree at Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA.

Megan Provost

Vice President, Policy and Programs

Megan Provost joined the Foundation staff in October 2017. She previously served as U.S. Government Affairs Manager for Dow AgroSciences, an Agricultural Division of Dow-DuPont, working with state and federal legislators, regulators, and food chain allies. Prior to joining Dow AgroSciences, Provost served as a legislative assistant for Sen. Richard Lugar, (R-Ind.); served as special assistant to the administrator at USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service; and was an economist at the American Farm Bureau Association. Provost is a graduate of Oklahoma State University, earning a bachelor’s of science degree in agribusiness, and a master’s degree in agricultural economics. She holds a juris doctor degree from George Washington University Law School.

Amy Keane

Senior Director, Finance

Amy Keane became a full-time staff member at Farm Foundation in March 2019. Since May 2009, she was an independent contractor with the Foundation, providing accounting, tax and consulting services. Prior to starting her own firm, Keane worked in public accounting as a manager with Coopers & Lybrand, serving non-profit clients as well as publicly-traded for-profit companies.  Keane graduated from St Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, with a degree in accounting, and is a certified public accountant.

Mary Thompson

Vice President, Communications

Mary Thompson retired April 30, 2019, after 17 years as Vice President of Communication with Farm Foundation. Review the position posting.

Morgan Craven

Senior Manager, Events

Before joining the Farm Foundation team in the fall of 2015, Morgan served as the Conference and Events Manager at Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, IL. Morgan also worked as a premium hospitality game day staff member for the Chicago Bears. Morgan earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, in recreation, sports leadership and tourism management.

Michelle Jensen

Operations Manager

Michelle Jensen is Operations Manager at Farm Foundation, with responsibility for day-to-day operational oversight of essential business needs and functions. Prior to joining Farm Foundation in July 2017, Jensen was Assistant Director – Corporate and Community Partnerships at Special Olympics Illinois. She previously worked with the Marion Street Cheese Market in Oak Park, IL, the Oak Park Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park. She is a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago.

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