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Boyd joins Story Partners as senior v.p.

Trudi Boyd

Trudi Boyd, a veteran agriculture communications strategist, has joined Story Partners, as a senior vice president, the public affairs firm, announced Monday.

Boyd most recently served as general manager of Allison+Partners Washington, D.C. office, but she also worked for more than 10 years at Dittus Communications, which was founded by Gloria Story Dittus, the chairman of Story Partners.

Boyd has also been managing director of the health and life sciences sciences practice at FTI Consulting. Her clients have included GE Foundation, the Animal Health Institute, Kraft Foods, International Dairy Foods Association, PhRMA, Pernod Ricard USA, the Sweetener Users Association, Biotechnology Industry Organization, Grocery Manufacturers of America, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease, The Medicines Company and the American Council for Fitness and Nutrition.

Boyd began her career on Capitol Hill serving as chief of staff and communications director for former Rep. Larry Combest, R-Texas.

Before working in Washington, Boyd was a journalist in Texas and news director and anchor at a CBS affiliate.