Abby Ayers

Retail Partnerships ManagerFair Trade USA

Abby has been at Fair Trade USA for 1.5 years, passionately working to improve livelihoods for farmers, workers and fishermen in our food system. She works with a number of the largest retailers in North America helping to develop their certified private label programs, advising on merchandising assortment and helping them get credit for their commitments through consumer activation strategies. Abby has an MBA from Cleveland State and a BA in Strategic Communication and Business from The Ohio State University. Prior to coming to Fair Trade to develop their retail program, she supported the launch of the Simple Truth Organic Private Brand at the Kroger Co.