EAST DUNDEE, Ill. – Anne Footie begins 2015 as marketing and membership manager for Turfgrass Producers International, headquartered here. 

"Anne is a highly self-motivated individual who has broad experience in marketing and project management, is an effective communicator, a strategic thinker and has partnership development skills," said Melanie Stanton, TIP executive director.

Anne Footie received a Bachelor of Arts, graphic design/visual communications from Eastern Illinois University. 

TPI is an independent, not-for-profit association comprised of turfgrass sod and seed producers, equipment manufacturers, suppliers and other professionals involved in related research and education. TPI has members in over 40 countries.