The Corn Refiners Association is full of hardworking men and women who are busy behind the scenes every day, helping our members achieve their goals and advocating for issues that matter in our industry.  Our CRA Staff Profile series is dedicated to highlighting the brilliant individuals at CRA – learning more about their roles and accomplishments and even discovering a little bit about what they like to do outside of the office.

Jessica Bowman, Vice President of Advanced Bioproducts
Meet Jessica Bowman, Vice President of Advanced Bioproducts. Jessica joined CRA in 2019, bringing nearly two decades of experience in trade associations in the chemical and aviation sectors. She provides strategic leadership to CRA and its members regarding legislative and regulatory priorities and industry affairs. Jessica is also Executive Director of the Plant Based Products Council (PBPC), where she advocates for broader adoption of renewable, plant-based product inputs. By pushing for collaboration and forward thinking ...
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Justin Maroccia
Learn more about CRA’s Manager of Sustainability, Justin Maroccia. As Manager of Sustainability, Justin works to promote sustainability practices for CRA’s member and partners and leads the CRA Sustainability Committee. Justin was also selected to join the Environmental Law Institute’s Emerging Leaders Initiative 2021 cohort. Check out our May staff profile to learn more about Justin! Q: How long have you been with the Corn Refiners Association, and what is your role in the organization? ...
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Allison Cooke
This month, we’re spotlighting CRA’s Senior Director of Food Policy, Allison Cooke! In her role, Allison leads development and execution of science-based policy regarding food, nutrition, agriculture, and product safety and quality at the international, federal, state, and local levels. She also coordinates Health & Wellness and Product Safety & Quality Committees. Additionally, Allison regularly monitors, evaluates, analyzes, and reports on government policies, regulations, food industry trends, impacts, threats, and opportunities, providing strategic insights and ...
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Michael Anderson, Vice President of Trade and Industry, Corn Refiners Association
Meet Michael Anderson, Vice President of Trade and Industry Affairs. Michael joined CRA in 2018, bringing over 25 years of experience in international trade, agriculture, and economics in the government and private sectors. He provides strategic and tactical leadership to CRA and its members regarding trade policy, transportation, and co-products reporting programs, and industry affairs. Michael is also Vice President of the Plants Based Products Council (PBPC), providing strategic and tactical leadership to PBPC and ...
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