Madeline Thomas

Madeline is an experienced agriculture and animal health market researcher.  Prior to joining Context, she spent seven years as a Research Analyst and Manager with Kynetec / Ipsos Agriculture and Animal Health.

She has extensive experience in both qualitative and quantitative market research, spanning the full spectrum of project work from project planning and proposal design to in-depth analysis and communication of insights and recommendations to clients.  Madeline is also actively involved in the St. Louis Agribusiness Club and the Missouri Agricultural Foundation.

Madeline lives in St. Louis, Missouri

Carol Wallace

Carol joins Context with over a decade experience in data analysis, market research, strategy consulting and agricultural development. In her corporate roles in the insurance industry, she supported executive teams across sales, financial planning & analysis, legal and IT areas through development of insights, tactical strategy planning and execution to drive business results. Prior to this, Carol has experience working with organizations such as FAO,USAID and Heifer International in Africa. Her roles focused on program reporting, designing and establishing M&E programs, survey design and field operations as well as resource mobilization.

Carol has work and research experience in USA, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Sierra Leone.

Brian Love

Brian has a diverse background in crop improvement and international agriculture development.  Brian brings a broad range of experience in integrating biological and social science approaches to enable data intensive, insight-led crop improvement.  His areas of focus include:

Experience / Specialties:

  • Row crop and vegetable breeding
  • Breeding operations (software, data, and support)
  • Agricultural development
  • Program management

Allison Davis

Allison brings over a decade of experience in business, project management, and strategic planning. She joined Context from the organic farm business that she founded in 2014. During the six years she spent building the business, Allison wore many hats including operations, finance, sales & marketing, regulatory & compliance, and logistics & supply chain.

Previously, she spent seven years working at Morningstar, where she was responsible for leading the planning, implementation, and delivery of strategic projects for the firm’s Fixed Income Data and Research group.

Allison received a bachelor’s degree from The University of Chicago with a major in History.

She currently resides in central Florida.

Marianne Smith Edge

Marianne has over 30 years of experience providing strategic nutrition consulting and communication strategy for the food and healthcare industry, ranging from biotechnology and food sustainability to food safety and consumer health issues.

  • Former Senior VP, Nutrition & Food Safety Communications, International Food Information Council, Washington, DC
  • Nationally recognized speaker in consumer insights and food systems issues.
  • Marianne a past president of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and served two terms on the USDA National Research, Extension, Education, & Economics Advisory Board, the advisory board to the Secretary of Agriculture.

Jeev Singh

Jeev has a decade of experience in consulting, strategy, and corporate development. He has worked in technology, finance, and consumer products industries. His geographic experience includes living and working in North America, Western Europe, and Southeast Asia.

Terri Zaczyk

Terri is a certified Project Management Professional with more than fifteen years of experience managing global operations and technology programs inside cross-functional matrix organizations. Her work experience spans projects with clients in nuclear, aerospace, automotive, and life science industries, among others. Terri’s career experience also includes leadership roles with acquisition and integration projects.


Education & Certification

  • BS in Business Management and Organizational Development – University of Mount Olive
  • PMP from The Project Management Institute

Nancy Himmelfarb

Nancy Himmelfarb shows businesses how to leverage sustainability to build trust, competitive advantage and impact. She has helped numerous Fortune 500 companies, industry associations and smaller organizations develop impactful sustainability strategies, positioning, and corporate communications. She brings particular expertise in stakeholder engagement, governance matters and reporting, with 15 years’ experience as corporate attorney, C-Suite executive and board advisor for public and private companies. Nancy is on the Board of the American Sustainable Business Council, frequently writes for sustainability-related publications, and speaks at industry conferences and company meetings. She holds a B.A. with Distinction from Stanford University, a J.D. from UCLA School of Law, and a graduate certificate in sustainability management from University of Chicago.

Her expertise includes:

    • Sustainability positioning & strategy
    • Materiality
    • Stakeholder engagement
    • Board work & overall sustainability governance
    • Sustainability reporting, including alignment with ESG criteria, SDGs, GRI, SASB & other reporting frameworks
    • Other sustainability communications

Clay Moyer

Clay graduated from The University of Tulsa in May 2020 and joined Context in June 2020. At TU, he was Founder and President of Aspiring Management and Marketing Professionals, a student in the Global Scholars Program, and served as a Student Representative on TU’s University Council. His agriculture background consists of working on his family’s cattle ranch, interning at the Southern Plains Range Research Station, and working for a biopesticide startup in Panama called Advanced Biocontrollers.

Sarah Aubrey

Sarah Beth Aubrey’s mission is to enhance success and profitability in agriculture and rural communities by building capacity in people.

She believes everyone has a unique definition of success and strives to foster that potential whether through one-on-one executive coaching, by facilitating peer groups, or by leading boards through change-based planning initiatives.

An entrepreneur since 2003, in 2015 she founded A.C.T., Aubrey Coaching & Training, a performance-based leadership training and executive coaching firm. In January 2018 she launched Elevate Ag, a farmer and agribusiness CEO peer group network program.

Sarah began her career with Novartis moving next into business development and training with ABG, Inc. Entrepreneurial at heart, at 26 she launched a retail meat business and at 30 a grant writing firm. Both businesses have been sold to investors. As the former CEO of Prosperity Ag, LLC, She wrote over 300 successful grants, in 39 states, yielding nearly $60 million.

A partial list of clients includes: Nutrien/Crop Production Services, Valent USA, American Feed Industry Association, the National Sorghum Association, Indiana Farm Bureau, the State of Indiana, Brock Grain Handling, Purdue University, Wabash Valley Power Company, Farm Journal Media, Vectren, Virginia’s Ag Region 2000, NTCA The Rural Broadband Association, and Beck Ag, CornProTrailers, and Bayer Crop Science.

Education & Certification
•BS, Agricultural Communications – University of Illinois
•MS, Strategic Communication – Purdue University