COLUMBIA, MISSOURI (September 9, 2020) - Macey Hurst will begin her career journey with the Missouri Cattlemen's Association on October 5, 2020.
In addition to serving as the manager of strategic solutions, res
ponsible for non-dues revenue, she will also serve the Missouri Beef Cattleman publication and manage overall association communications.
According to MCA Executive Vice President Mike Deering, Hurst is well equipped to excel at the position.
"Her education, experience and understanding of our industry makes her uniquely qualified to hit the ground running for the members of this association," said Deering. "She understands the people we represent and believes in our mission. Macey is passionate about Missouri agriculture and will take her role very seriously."
Hurst is a longtime member of MCA and previously served as the 2017 Missouri Beef Queen. She is a 2019 graduate of Missouri State University where she majored in agricultural communications and agribusiness. Hurst most recently served as the Missouri Grown Marketing Specialist for the Missouri Department of Agriculture where she coordinated all social media efforts; developed promotional material; and organized educational events.
Hurst said she is ready for the new career.
"I couldn't be more excited to come home to the beef industry and work on behalf of the individuals who make it so great," said Hurst. " I was blessed to grow up in this community, and my passion for the cattlemen way of life and the rights of those who live it make me eager to begin this new role. I appreciate this important opportunity and look forward to meeting members, communicating their message and ensuring the continuation of our beloved industry."