INDIANAPOLIS - The the Indiana Soybean Alliance, Indiana Corn Marketing Council and the Indiana Corn Growers Association have named a new chief executive officer. Courtney Kingery is currently global director of Health & Wellness Innovation for Chicago-based Tate & Lyle and has experience as a grain trader and marketing director for oilseeds and food ingredients for ADM. 

Kingery succeeds Jane Ade Stevens, who was the previous CEO for the organizations spanning the last 10 years. 

In her new role, which begins in October, Kingery will be responsible for managing corn and soybean checkoff programs. The initiatives aim to build demand for corn and soybeans. 

Kingery will also spearhead ICGA and the ISA Membership & Policy activities for the two organizations. 

“Public policy issues are critically important to the long-term success of Indiana farmers, and Courtney’s grain industry and global market development experience will help our farmers and policymakers work for the best solutions to our policy issues,” said ICGA President Sarah Delbecq in a news release.

Kingery graduated from Kutzman University with a Master of Business Administration and Hanover College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics.