U.S. Beet Sugar Association Staff
Cassie Bladow is the President of the U.S. Beet Sugar Association. She provides leadership in navigating issues of importance to the nation’s beet processing cooperatives. She previously served the association as director of government affairs, then vice president.
Cassie has served as an advocate for agriculture throughout her career. Prior to rejoining the U.S. Beet Sugar Association, she was chief of staff for Senator John Hoeven. She grew up on a sugar beet farm in Minnesota and is a graduate of North Dakota State University.
Director of Government Affairs
Brandon Reeves is the Director of Government Affairs at the U.S. Beet Sugar Association.
Before joining the U.S. Beet Sugar Association; Brandon worked for Combest, Sell & Associates on issues relating to agriculture policy. Most recently, Brandon served as a Law Clerk at the House Agriculture Committee during the 2018 Farm Bill conference. Brandon is currently completing an LL.M. in Agricultural and Food Law at the University of Arkansas. Brandon is a graduate of Texas Tech University and Washington and Lee School of Law. He enjoys spending his spare time on his family’s farm.
Director of Operations
Allyson Jones-Brimmer serves as Director of Operations for the U.S. Beet Sugar Association. Prior to joining the U.S. Beet Sugar Association, Allyson worked as Director of Industry Relations for the Animal Agriculture Alliance. She had previously worked as a crop insurance agent at Farm Credit East. Allyson holds a B.S. in animal science and agricultural science education and an M.A.T. in agricultural education from Cornell University.