MICHELLE KLIEGER, Stratagerm Consulting LLC

Michelle Klieger founded Stratagerm Consulting LLC and is a seed expert. She helps vertical farmers improve their profitability by teaching them about the seed industry and how to manage their seed programs. At the American Seed Trade Association, Michelle worked on six continents and served on the Board of Directors for the Asia & Pacific Seed Association and the Seed Association of the Americas.

Through these experiences, she has gained an understanding of the seed supply chain and has relationships with seed companies around the world. Michelle is also an expert on organic regulations and provided critical input during the GMO Labeling debate. She holds a Masters in Agriculture Economics from Purdue University & an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.