Abby Kornegay is the Alliance’s manager, issues and engagement and is responsible for shaping the Alliance’s issues management and crisis communications strategy. Abby leads the organization’s efforts to expose those who threaten our nation’s food security with damaging misinformation, including monitoring and responding to the efforts of adversarial groups. She also coordinates strategic engagement efforts, provides counsel to Alliance members and contacts on issues, and leads the development and implementation of the Animal Ag Allies program. Prior to joining the Alliance team, Abby served as animal care program manager for Butterball, LLC. Abby holds both a B.S and M.S. in animal science from North Carolina State University. She joined the Alliance team in May 2022 and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband and two dogs, Butters and Nitro.