Ice Miller Office Managing Partner and Chair of Food and Agribusiness Group Melissa Proffitt Joins N Ice Miller Office Managing Partner and Chair of Food and Agribusiness Group Melissa Proffitt Joins N

Ice Miller Office Managing Partner and Chair of Food and Agribusiness Group Melissa Proffitt Joins National FFA Foundation Sponsors’ Board

Ice Miller LLP Indianapolis office managing partner and chair of the Food and Agribusiness Group, Melissa Proffitt, has been named to the National FFA Foundation Sponsors’ Board for a three year term of service.
 
The National FFA Foundation Sponsors’ Board is comprised of 40 industry executives from across the country committed to helping the National FFA Foundation meet its mission of building partnerships with industry, education, government, foundations and individuals to secure the resources for the future of student leader development.
 
“Melissa’s nomination to the National FFA Foundation Sponsors’ Board recognizes her leadership, industry relationships and commitment to help develop the future leaders of the food and agricultural industry,” said Steve Humke, chief managing partner of Ice Miller. “As an accomplished attorney and community leader, she is committed to continuing our firm's support of the National FFA mission and to raising the necessary resources to make FFA programs possible.” 
 
“We’re excited to have Melissa on the board,” said Mark Poeschl, CEO of the National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation. “Both Melissa and Ice Miller are friends and supporters of FFA and agricultural education. Having her share her knowledge with us as a member of the Sponsors’ Board is invaluable.”
 
Melissa also co-chairs Ice Miller’s Employee Benefits Group and chairs the Firm’s Energy Group. Her practice as founder and chair of the Food and Agribusiness Group involves representation of numerous agriculture-related clients with regard to all legal needs. She is involved in economic development initiatives and coordinates with state and federal agencies focused on agricultural and energy initiatives. Melissa also participates on the boards of many community organizations and volunteers her time for causes supporting economic development, diversity, and women's issues.
 
Ice Miller has been a proud supporter of the National FFA since 2009, sponsoring career workshops, student scholarships and special networking and informational events. Ice Miller's Food and Agribusiness Group includes attorneys and specialists with a variety of backgrounds and represents food and agribusiness firms across the country while monitoring the issues facing the industry.

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This press release is intended for general information purposes only and does not and is not intended to constitute legal advice.
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