Kay was named CEO of Advanced Agrilytics in March 2020. Kay’s extensive commercial experience and strong financial acumen help her lead the team at Advanced Agrilytics. A seasoned agricultural industry executive, she brings more than 33 years of experience, spanning R&D, IT, business development, product line and business unit leadership to her role. After nearly 30 years with Dow AgroSciences, including nine on the Corporate Management Team, Kay most recently served as Executive Vice President of Strategy for Cibus, a biotech company focusing on gene editing in agriculture. Kay currently serves on the Advisory Board for Women in Agribusiness and has served on several boards including BioCrossRoads, AgriNovus IN, National FFA Sponsor Board, Food & Ag Governing Body of BIO (Biotechnology Innovation Organization), CropLife Canada and European Crop Protection Association. She earned her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan and Central Michigan University, respectively.