Tricia Braid » Communications Director
Tricia Braid joined the Illinois Corn Growers Association/Illinois Corn Marketing Board as Director of Communications in July of 2009.
Tricia is responsible for the communications, marketing, and PR plans of both corn associations and acts as ICGA and ICMB’s spokesperson, managing issues and evaluating programming for its effectiveness.
Before coming to the Illinois Corn, Tricia was the Radio News Manager for RFD Radio with the Illinois Farm Bureau. Her other work experience includes Field Editor for Illinois AgriNews and Prairie Farmer Magazine, Communications Director for the Macon County Farm Bureau and AgriBusiness Director for WMBD/WIRL, Peoria.
Tricia is a graduate of University High School in Normal. She earned a BS in International Agricultural Economics from the University of Wyoming. She is also a graduate of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program.
Tricia resides in Heyworth with husband Jeff and their children; Duncan, Ian, Graham and Hazel.