Phillip Hayes

Senior Communications Consultant

About Phillip

Phillip has spent his entire career in agriculture, first gaining exposure to the sector on Capitol Hill. There he handled farm policy for an appropriator in the U.S. House of Representatives and worked for the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee. Phillip also served as the Communications Director and chief spokesperson for the American Sugar Alliance for more than a decade.

Most recently, he co-founded, ran, and sold a public relations firm that represented key segments of the farming community – including crop insurers, farmer-owned cooperatives, and several commodity organizations. Phillip graduated with a B.A. in Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.