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Daren R. Williams

Senior Vice President, Public Relations and Reputation Management

Daren Williams brings more than 35 years’ experience as a strategic communications counselor in food, agriculture, health care, consumer products and financial services. He has worked with and for the national commodity boards representing almonds, beef, dairy and pork; farmers’ cooperatives including Dairy Farmers of America, Farmland Industries, Welch’s and Ocean Spray; and technology providers such as BASF, Monsanto and DuPont Pioneer, now Corteva. Early in his career, he represented food and agriculture trade associations in the nation’s capital. It was here he cut his teeth in issues and crisis management, representing the Apple Processors Association during the infamous Alar crisis in 1989. He began his career as a staff member on Senator Bob Dole’s 1988 presidential campaign. Daren leads the agency’s public relations and reputation management practice.

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The Curious Plot Board of Advisors is unique among marketing services agencies, consisting of nine extraordinary leaders in the agriculture, food and animal care markets, providing seasoned counsel, insights and strategic guidance to agency team members and clients.