Grain and Feed Association of Illinois Hires Amanda Eichholz as Office Manager

Springfield, IL – The Grain and Feed Association of Illinois is proud to announce and welcome Amanda Eichholz as the new Office Manager. 

Amanda started working at GFAI on October 2, 2017, and will take over for Carolyn Kelly who retired October 12.

“I am excited to be part of the GFAI team and use my experience and talents to maintain the day-to-day activities within the association and coordinate efforts with the GFAI staff to continue to provide communication, educational opportunities and trainings to the association’s members.”

Amanda’s previous experience working with associations, coupled with her knowledge in event management, fundraising and member relations will be a benefit to the GFAI staff. 

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Chemistry from Butler University and her Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Springfield

Amanda enjoys volunteering and currently serves as president of her children’s school P.T.O. and is a member of the Junior League of Springfield.

“We are fortunate to have the opportunity to bring someone of Amanda’s caliber on staff,” says Jeff Adkisson, Executive Vice President.  “

She is learning the position quickly and will be an asset to our organization.”

Amanda’s e-mail address is  

Please join us in welcoming Amanda Eichholz to the Grain and Feed Association of Illinois.