Michelle Klieger is the founder of Stratagerm Consulting, an agricultural and business consulting firm. She has worked in the food and agriculture sector for over a decade. As an economist and a business consultant, she works with specialty meat companies, the global seed industry, vertical farmers, and organic livestock and grain companies. Her work has taken her around the world, helping industry leaders manage and grow their global businesses. Michelle has spoken at workshops, meetings, and conferences in the United States, Asia, and South America, wrote The Demise of Free Trade and has been published in over two dozen publications. She holds a Masters in Agriculture Economics from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.