Leum named project specialist
at World Dairy Expo
Carrie Jo Leum has accepted the position of project specialist at World Dairy Expo, Madison.
Leum grew up on her family's dairy farm, Leum Jerseys, in Westby. and has been active in the dairy industry her entire life.
Leum is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she majored in Dairy Science.
During college she worked as processing laboratory intern at ABS, project assistant and media room assistant at World Dairy Expo, biological science aide at the USDA Dairy Forage Research Center and office assistant at Solverson Veterinary Services.
Leum is active in the Association of Women in Agriculture where she serves on the House Management and Alumni Committees. She was a member of Badger Dairy Club.
In her new role, Leum will support WDE Management entities. She will be responsible for World Dairy Expo meeting room sales and onsite management, sponsorship fulfillment, signage placement and special projects and events related to Expo.
Leum will also work closely with The Dane County Fair, generating sponsors and coordinating special events such as Military Appreciation Day and Safety Day.
Leum joined Expo as a full-time staff member on June 3 and is based in the World Dairy Expo office in Madison.