UNO and the community are invited to the 2024 MBA Leadership Speaker Series, featuring Krista McDonald, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Farm Credit Services of America/Frontier Farm Credit.
Krista McDonald has served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Farm Credit Services of America/Frontier Farm Credit since January 2020. Prior to that, she led the organization’s strategic planning and innovation team for four years. Before joining the Farm Credit System, she spent nine years at ConAgra Foods managing brands such as Bertolli®, P.F. Chang’s®, Marie Callender’s® and Banquet®. Also, she spent four years as a congressional aide focused on agriculture and transportation policy. Krista grew up in Southeastern Colorado, where her family has operated a dry-land wheat farm for over 100 years. She holds an undergraduate degree in political science from Wheaton College in Illinois and an MBA from Wake Forest University. She and her husband, Jeff, live in Elkhorn, NE, where they raise their four kids, Katie, Meredith, Parker, and Reid, and cheer for the Huskers!
This event is part of the Schumacher Ethics Speaker Series.