Laura Batcha

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Laura Batcha Organic Trade AssociationLaura Batcha

Organic Trade Association
Chief of Policy and External Relations

Years with company:  Three years




Education degrees and professional /volunteer affiliates:

  • Masters of Management Science – emphasis in applied technology
  • PMP – certified project management professional
  • Chair Organic PAC Committee, Organic Trade Association’s political action committee

What are you most proud of in your career achievements or a defining moment of your career to date?
I am most proud of working to build professional capacity at OTA to better serve the organic industry through timely strategic communications, revamping internet capabilities and building strong relationships with allied organizations.

Most challenging part of your job?
Finding enough time in the day to tackle the issues facing our diverse membership.

Thoughts or advice for upcoming younger executives:
Enjoy what you do, take risks and accountability for things that matter.

Biking, skiing, cooking and home canning and food preservation – love to make pickles!