Paul Redhage, Labadie Mo., B.S. AgJ ’73, has been named the 2013 president for the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA). Redhage will be in charge of increasing professional development programming for membership and will serve as a liaison with leaders in other agricultural organizations.
NAMA is the nation’s largest professional association for professionals in marketing and agribusiness.
Redhage began his involvement with NAMA more than 35 years ago. In 2007, he received the Dilworth Award for Innovation from NAMA. In 2008, NAMA named him Marketing Communicator of the Year. His tasks as president will include leading the executive committee and overseeing strategic plan development and execution as well as financial and membership growth.
Redhage graduated from MU in 1973 with his Bachelor of Science degree in agricultural journalism. He was involved in Beta Sigma Psi Fraternity, Mizzou Cross Country Team and the Columbia Track Club during his time at MU. Redhage earned his master’s in liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies in 2004 from Duke University. He received the CAFNR Citation of Merit Award in 2012, an honor for professional attainment and achievement by a CAFNR alumnus.
Redhage is the Strategic Communications Manager for FMC. His previous employers include BASF, Brighton Advertising and Kenrick Advertising.
NAMA has over 1,500 active members and 24 chapters nation-wide. Membership provides developmental and networking opportunities in marketing, advertising, public relations and media. Chapter meetings and seminars address issues such as marketing communications, product management, public relations, new market trends and sales.