Staff

Mr. Thomas Grumbly
Mr. Thomas Grumbly

President

Thomas Grumbly serves as President of Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation and is a member of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Mr. Grumbly has held senior leadership positions across...

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Ms. Andrea Putman
Ms. Andrea Putman

Senior Vice President

Andrea Putman is Senior Vice President at the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation. Previously, she was Director of Higher Education for MomentUs at ecoAmerica, a non-profit that uses...

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Ms. Rose Barbuto
Ms. Rose Barbuto

Acting Director for Policy and Analysis

Rose Barbuto is the Acting Director for Policy and Analysis for the SoAR Foundation and CEO of Crystal Strategies, a consulting firm in Washington, DC. She most recently served as the Farm Journal...

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Dr. Timothy (Tod) Desmond
Dr. Timothy (Tod) Desmond

Director of Administration

Tod Desmond is the Director of Administration at SoAR Foundation. He also teaches philosophy and religion as an Adjunct Professor at The College of Southern Maryland.

He earned a BA in Philosophy...

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