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Sarah Aubrey

Spring 2020

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