Beth Bechdol

President & CEO, Agrinovus Indiana

Beth Bechdol is the President & CEO of Agrinovus Indiana, a nonprofit where food, agriculture, science and technology converge. She excels at building unconventional alliances, connecting people who may not know they need connecting, and telling the exciting and inspiring story of the agbiosciences to everyone she meets.

Beth has served in leadership roles at Ice Miller LLP, the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee under Indiana Senator Richard G. Lugar, and with Informa Economics.

Beth believes in serving your community and giving yourself to worthy causes that will change the world. She serves as board chair for the Indiana Humanities Council and is a board member for the Indiana State Fair Commission, Conner Prairie and the Purdue Research Foundation. She is also an enthusiastic supporter of the National FFA, having served as Chair of both its Sponsors’ Board and Board of Trustees.