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Consuelo Madere

Consuelo Madere is the President and Founder of Proven Leader Advisory, LLC, a management consulting and executive coaching firm. She serves as an independent, non-executive board director for Nutrien (NYSE: NTR), the world’s largest provider of crop nutrients, inputs and services, playing a critical role in helping growers around the globe increase food production in a sustainable manner. She also serves as an independent, non-executive board director for Lindsay Corporation (NYSE: LNN), a global company focused on providing irrigation and infrastructure solutions to meet the needs of a growing population through development of innovative products and technology. In addition, Consuelo serves as an independent, non-executive board director for S&W Seed Company (NASDAQ: SANW), a supplier of proprietary seed including alfalfa, sorghum, sunflower and stevia that supports the growing global demand for animal proteins and healthier consumer diets.

Consuelo is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Louisiana State University Ogden Honors College. She is also a member of the Latin Corporate Directors Association.

Consuelo Madere is a former Executive Officer of Monsanto, a leading global provider of innovative, sustainable agricultural solutions. She has over 30 years of domestic and global experience, spanning manufacturing, strategy, technology, business development, profit & loss responsibility and general management. With Monsanto she served in numerous key leadership positions with significant P&L responsibility across Europe, Middle East and Africa as well as Asia and key markets within the US business. She retired from Monsanto Company as Vice President of the company’s Global Vegetables and Asia commercial businesses and was a member of the CEO’s executive leadership team.

Her awards include Hispanic Executive “Best of the Boardroom”; Directors & Boards “Directors to Watch”; YWCA “Leaders of Distinction”; the St. Louis Business Journal’s “Most Influential People in Business”; Diversity Journal’s “Women Worth Watching”; and the Vista Magazine Corporate Achievement Award for “Hispanic Women in Business”. Her professional degrees include an MBA from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana State University. She is also certified by the National Association of Corporate Directors as a Board Leadership Fellow.