Eileen Urish grew up near Havana, Illinois on a grain and livestock farm. She served as the 2017 Illinois Pork Ambassador, representing the industry across the state.
She will be graduating from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Agriculture and Consumer Economics in May 2020. She recently returned from a semester studying abroad in the United Kingdom and a summer working in Washington, DC for The National Pork Producers Council as the International Trade Intern.
Eileen loves to travel internationally but appreciates supporting local business with family and friends as well. In her spare time she enjoys country concerts and boating in the summer.
Eileen joins Team Pork in January 2020.