Ken Colombini became the communications director of the Renewable Fuels Association in May 2019. He also had served in that position with the National Corn Growers Association, where he led NCGA’s multiple-award winning communications team and helped create and lead the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance, serving on USFRA’s communications committee.
Ken’s experience in agriculture communications was preceded by similar experience at Anheuser-Busch, where his responsibilities included directing governmental and environmental communications. Before moving to St. Louis in 2000, Ken worked in California state government, as a governor’s speechwriter and as chief communications officer for the California State Parks system. He has an earlier background in journalism, and he holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts from Thomas Aquinas College in California.