Jake Swanson is proud to lead the effort to support the millions of hardworking family farmers and rural workers who fuel and feed our nation through agriculture and bioprocessing. Prior to leading Fields of Freedom, he served as the lead agriculture and energy policy advisor to Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds. In that role, he was the architect of the Governor’s Biofuels law, which set the stage for the single-largest expansion of biofuels access in Iowa history. Jake is a 7th-generation Iowan, a farmer, and a graduate of Iowa State’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and holds a master’s degree from Emory University.
Jake Swanson, Executive Director