Torrie Ward

Torrie Sheridan

MARKETING MANAGER

Phone: 765-496-6032

Email: ward121@purdue.edu

Torrie Sheridan is the marketing manager for the Purdue University Center for Food and Agricultural Business. In this role, she develops, implements, manages and measures the effectiveness of the center’s marketing strategies. This includes directing and coordinating all center marketing functions with both internal and external audiences, including the Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture and Purdue University. She is responsible for identifying and creating specialized content that fuels center marketing strategies, such as turning academic outputs into consumable products for agribusiness professionals and using analytics and market research to determine best communication channels for content distribution.

Torrie is a Purdue University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in public relations and strategic communication and a certificate in entrepreneurship and innovation. She also holds an MBA degree from Purdue University Global. Before joining the Center for Food and Agricultural Business, she worked as a project manager at an Indianapolis-based consulting firm.

In her spare time, Torrie enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs (Pippa and Millie), Boilermaker athletics, traveling, snow skiing and weekends on the lake.