Angela Huffman is the Executive Director of the Organization for Competitive Markets. She brings unique experience in integrating research, communications and advocacy which has led to successful policy reforms for economic justice.
Her winning strategy centers on building capacity through broad-based, diverse collaborations. Recent successes include defeating a checkoff fee hike for Oklahoma ranchers, ushering two U.S. Senators to call for an investigation of the country’s largest meatpacker, JBS, and securing upcoming USDA rulemaking regarding the Packers and Stockyards Act.
Co-authoring six research briefing papers in the past two years, Huffman is recognized as an expert on consolidation in agriculture. She has appeared on NPR and Fox News, and has been cited in Forbes, The Washington Post, Politico, and dozens of regional outlets.
Huffman holds an M.A. in Public Policy and Management from the Ohio State University. Her experience also includes financial and grants management and more than 10 years in public service and advocacy.
As a beginning farmer, Huffman is renewing her family’s 200-year tradition by becoming the sixth generation to live and farm on their Northwest Ohio homestead.