Missy Hughes, Secretary and CEO, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Previously, Hughes was General Counsel and Chief Mission Officer at Organic Valley. Before joining Organic Valley, she was an associate attorney at the firm of Holland & Hart practicing in the areas of natural resources, construction litigation, and corporate business transactions. She served on the boards of the Environmental Working Group and the Organic Trade Association, where she was a three-term Board President. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture appointed Hughes to the USDA Advisory Committee on Agriculture and Biotechnology in the 21st Century. Hughes received her B.A. in Political Science from Georgetown University and J.D. from the University of Wyoming.