Kristin Natzke of Windsor has joined Accelerated Genetics as the Product Advertising Coordinator. She will be based out of the Accelerated Genetics Administrative Headquarters located in Baraboo. Kristin is no stranger to Accelerated Genetics, she served as the Marketing Communications Intern for Accelerated Genetics in 2009 and most recently was working full-time in a temporary position in the communications division.
In her new role with Accelerated Genetics, Kristin will be responsible for creation and implementation of product advertising campaigns and development of unique collateral materials to promote all of Accelerated Genetics products and programs.
Kristin is a 2010 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she majored in Life Science Communications with a business emphasis. At the university she was active in the Badger Dairy Club, Association of Women in Agriculture, National Agri-Marketing Association and served on the Dairy Judging Team.
Kristin possesses a strong background in the dairy and industry, having been extremely involved with her family's registered cattle–Crestbrooke Holsteins and Jerseys. She has been extremely involved with the show string at the various shows throughout the year. Also, Kristin was active in the Junior Holstein Association, along with being involved in 4-H and FFA. In 2009, she was honored as the Wisconsin Holstein Outstanding Girl and as a National Holstein Distinguished Junior Member Semi-Finalist. Further she was honored as the 2008 Overall Judi Collinsworth Award Recipient and served as the 2007 Fond du Lac County Fairest of the Fair.
Besides her farm-related activities, she was an intern for the Wisconsin State Fair Dairy Promotion Board and the Wisconsin House of Moo Coordinator and was the Family Farm Adventure intern for the Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. Kristin has also worked with the Great Northern Land & Cattle Company and other sales, assisting with sale cattle preparations and presenting cattle in the ring during sales.