Vice President Foundations Consulting, Farm Credit Foundations
Beth Ostrem is an experienced senior leader, consultant and Human Resource professional. She has held senior HR leadership roles in ‘for profit’ and ‘not for profit’ organizations, and has fifteen years’ experience as a human resource consultant. In her current role as the Vice President of Foundations Consulting, Beth leads a team of consultants that provides HR expertise to cooperatives across the country. Much of Beth’s work focuses on engaging with Boards of Directors around issues of CEO performance and compensation. She has spoken at national conferences, including FCC Services conferences for Board members, Farm Credit HR conferences and the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives HR conference. Beth has a master’s degree in Industrial Relations/Human Resources from the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s of arts degree in Political Science from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. She is a Certified Compensation Professional and a Certified Strategic Workforce Planner.