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Jenny McFarland, AFIA's new executive assistant to the president and chief executive officer (CEO), Joel G. Newman.
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ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, U.S. — The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) announced the appointment of Jenny McFarland as its new executive assistant to the president and chief executive officer (CEO), Joel G. Newman. In addition to supporting the association’s president, she will handle administrative duties for AFIA's foundation, the Institute for Feed Education & Research.

McFarland joins AFIA from the Associated General Contractors of America, where she served as executive assistant to the chief operating officer and CEO. She has a broad range of experience supporting C-level executives in the association, corporate and legal sectors.

"I am thrilled to have Jenny join our team," Newman said. "With her administrative experience across multiple sectors, she will be a valuable asset in realizing the goals of both AFIA and IFEEDER. I'm confident Jenny will make strong contributions to both organizations."

McFarland has a bachelor's degree in English with minors in psychology and graphic design from Ohio University.

McFarland joined AFIA Feb. 20, and may be reached at 703.558.3577 or
jmcfarland@afia.org.