Natalie received her M.S. in Entomology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she designed and built a mechanized dispenser for a bio-alternative to insecticides as part of her thesis. Prior to graduate school, Natalie assumed many roles within the agricultural value chain. Her background includes working on a family-run goat farm in France, vineyard management in Sonoma, California and agricultural consulting in Tel Aviv, Israel. Outside of work she enjoys tennis, gardening and learning new languages.