Leadership

Leilani Zimmer-Durand

Leilani Zimmer-Durand

Vice President of Education Initiatives
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As Vice President of Education Initiatives, Leilani Zimmer-Durand heads the training and education programs at Midwestern BioAg. Since joining the company in 2006, Zimmer-Durand has authored a biological farming book with her father, Gary Zimmer, and speaks both nationally and internationally on the connection between healthy soils and healthy, high-yielding crops. Before joining Midwestern BioAg, she spent 13 years attending graduate school and working in endangered species management in Hawaii. Leilani holds her bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a master’s degree in Tropical Ecology from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.