WASHINGTON, D.C.– The National Pork Producers Council has hired Cally Fix as director of Industry Resource Development, a position that works primarily with NPPC’s Pork Alliance membership in recruitment, retention and sales.
Fix also will work on the organization’s World Pork Expo team, selling sponsorships; assist in raising funds for NPPC’s political action committee, PorkPAC; and work on new business development. She began her duties Dec. 8.
“NPPC is very pleased to have Cally as director of Industry Resource Development,” said Craig Boelling, NPPC’s vice president of Resource Development, to whom she will report. “She has a good ag background and experience in resource development that will be of great benefit to the organization and to the pork producers we represent.”
A native of Michigan, Fix received a bachelor’s degree in animal science with a specialization in agribusiness management from Michigan State University. She was a member of the university’s livestock judging team and is a former Michigan Future Farmers of America state vice president and was a Michigan Pork Ambassador.
Prior to joining NPPC, Fix was the Eastern Region Director of Development for the North Carolina State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. She also served as director of junior activities for the National Swine Registry’s National Junior Swine Association and was a legislative intern for former Michigan state Sen. Gerald Van Woerkom.