BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — IL Corn is happy to announce and welcome a new Marketing & Communications Manager, Tara Desmond. Tara was born in Central Illinois and has spent all of her life in Illinois. She spent her college years in Southern Illinois at SIUC graduating with a Bachelors in Advertising, Integrated Marketing Communications in 2005.
Tara brings 16 years of marketing, communications, graphic design and project management experience to IL Corn. She is known for being innovative, passionate, agile and an advocate for non-profits in the community.
Prior to working at IL Corn, Tara has worked in a mixture of roles for large, medium and small companies marketing different products/services including insurance, restaurants, financial products, cleaning, real estate, landscaping and construction.
In her spare time, Tara enjoys being a Trivia MC, playing with her dog named Dude and spending time with her family and friends.
Tara has been interested in ag since her days working at COUNTRY Financial/Illinois Farm Bureau and is beyond excited to be at IL Corn and enter the agriculture world.
— IL Corn