Vice President of Operations
Melanie brings decades of experience and leadership in agriculture to Look East as a former client. Fitzpatrick helped The Center of Food Integrity launch the animal ag committee when she served as U.S. Utilization Director for the United Soybean Board. Fitzpatrick most recently served as senior director of marketing and communications for The Indiana Soybean Alliance, Indiana Corn Marketing Council and Indiana Corn Growers Association.
Fitzpatrick will leads and support Look East in operations, including finance and accounting, information systems, human resources and other related functions. Fitzpatrick received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Webster University.
Melanie and her husband live in St. Louis. When she’s not working from her remote office, spending time with her pups or riding her horse, she visits the Look East home office in Kansas City.