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

Vice President

Andrea Putman is 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 research...

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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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Mr. Tim Fink
Mr. Tim Fink

Director of Research and Policy

Tim Fink is Director of Research and Policy for the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation. In this role he oversees federal relations and science policy. Tim managed and successfully...

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Dr. Stephanie Miles
Dr. Stephanie Miles

Director of Communications

Stephanie Miles is Director of Communications at the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation. Prior to joining SoAR, she was Acting Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs at the...

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