Cory Lunde

Cory Lunde
Western Growers, Vice President, External Affairs

Cory Lunde serves as Assistant Vice President, Public Affairs, for Western Growers. In this position, he is responsible for overseeing the association’s public affairs activities, including fundraising for candidates, ballot measures and the various Western Growers political action committees; internal and external communications activities, including member communications, media relations and social media; and strategic initiatives, including a leadership development program aimed at the next generation of industry advocates.

Cory has a background in education and politics. Prior to joining Western Growers, he spent four years as a high school history teacher and baseball coach and worked as a research analyst on former State Senator Chuck Poochigian’s California Attorney General campaign. Cory earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Portland and his master’s degree in public administration from the University of Southern California.

From Our Members

Western Growers is in my corner, working for me and fighting the good fight for our industry. We remain loyal members because they have consistently shown us value.

Robby Barkley
Barkley Ag Enterprises, Inc., Yuma, AZ