Team Tusk

Izzy Baird

Izzy Baird

Izzy recently joined Tusk Strategies, where she executes communications campaigns on behalf of clients.

Before joining Tusk, Izzy worked in policy communications at the Food Tank, a think tank dedicated to sustainable agriculture and food policy, where she synthesized scientific research to craft digestible, informative content for a general audience. She has also worked in environmental policy, conducting field research as part of a longitudinal grasslands conservation study at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and analyzing environmental and agricultural legislation for the Office of Congressman James McGovern.

Outside of work, Izzy is a competitive debater, a hobby which initially sparked her passion for persuasive communication and cemented her competitive drive.

Izzy graduated summa cum laude and phi beta kappa from Mount Holyoke College with a B.A. in Biology and History.

Hometown newspaper:

The Greenwich Time

Best way to start the day:

Barn chores