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Dru Montri

VP of Agri Food Engagement, Feeding America

Dru Montri is the Vice President of Agri Food Engagement at Feeding America. She leads a team that collaborates with network members and external partners to collectively advance strategies for increasing the supply of agricultural products including produce, protein and dairy for people facing hunger.

Dru came to Feeding America after a career in food and agriculture. Most recently she was the Director of Government and Stakeholder Relations for Michigan State University's Colleges of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Veterinary Medicine. She remains an adjunct assistant professor in the MSU Department of Community Sustainability. In addition she has held a variety of regional food systems positions including serving as the founding Executive Director of the Michigan Farmers Market Association, Executive Secretary of the Michigan Meat Association, and Chair of the governor appointed bipartisan Michigan Commission of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Dru has a Bachelor of Science in Horticulture from MSU, a Master of Science in Horticulture from The Pennsylvania State University, and a dual degree Doctor of Philosophy in Horticulture and Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies with a Specialization in Gender, Justice and Environmental Change from MSU.

Dru Montri
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