Reed Named Executive Director, Senior Vice President of IFIC Foundation, IFIC


Nov 11, 2009

Kimberly Reed has been named Executive Director of the International Food Information Council Foundation and Senior Vice President for Membership, Communications, and Strategic Initiatives at the International Food Information Council (IFIC).

Reed, who served as Senior Advisor to two U.S. Treasury Secretaries, the head of the Treasury Department’s only grant program, and as a Counsel to three U.S. House of Representatives Committees, will lead development at the Foundation.  She also will oversee IFIC’s Media Relations, International Relations, and Forecasting and Consumer Insights Programs.

The International Food Information Council Foundation is an educational organization whose mission is to effectively communicate science-based information about health, food safety, and nutrition for the public good.

IFIC is a communications association that shares science-based information about food safety and nutrition with health and nutrition professionals, journalists, educators, food, beverage and agricultural industry professionals, government officials, and consumers.  Both organizations are located in Washington, D.C.

Reed has more than thirteen years of experience at senior levels in both the public and private sectors. Most recently, she was Vice President for Financial Markets Policy Relations at Lehman Brothers in New York, NY.

Originally from Buckhannon, West Virginia, Reed earned a law degree at West Virginia University College of Law and a dual undergraduate degree in biology and government and a minor in chemistry from West Virginia Wesleyan College.