Brian Kuehl

Executive Director, Farmers for Free Trade

Brian Kuehl serves as Executive Director of Farmers for Free Trade, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and expanding export opportunities for American farms and ranches. In addition to working with Farmers for Free Trade, Brian serves as a principal and Director of Federal Affairs for K·Coe Isom, the nation’s leading agriculture accounting and consulting firm. Operating at the intersection of agriculture and government policy, Brian brings together people and organizations with differing interests and aligns them toward a common goal. He achieves this by engaging those affected, building coalitions, and providing platforms for their individual and collective voices to be heard. With a background in law and politics, Brian develops innovative solutions that lead to constructive outcomes, enabling all parties to thrive. During the past 20 years, Brian founded an environmental consulting firm and served as acting chief of staff, legislative director, and environment and energy adviser to U.S. Senator Max Baucus. A leader in sustainability, he was awarded the Loeb Fellowship at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and selected as a U.S.-Japan Leadership Program Fellow. Brian received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Colorado Law School and his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Davis.

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