PR: Michael Torrey Welcomes Andrew Jerome as Director

Monday, May 6th, 2019

Michael Torrey Associates (MTA) today welcomed Andrew Jerome to its team as a Director. The Washington, D.C.-based firm offers effective government relations, strategic communications and issue advocacy as well as full-service association management to a growing number of clients in the food, agriculture, and forestry sector.

In the Director position, Andrew will provide guidance and representation to clients on an ever-expanding array of agriculture and food policy issues. Most recently, he served as the Communications Director at the National Farmers Union, advocating on behalf of farmers and rural communities in Washington, D.C.

“Andrew’s background in agriculture and communications makes him an ideal fit for Michael Torrey Associates,” said firm principal Michael Torrey. “I’m excited to have him join our team. We continue to raise the bar for achievement by providing a unique combination of services including government relations, strategic advocacy and coalition building with our staff’s communications expertise.”

At National Farmers Union, Jerome oversaw the development and implementation of all of the organization’s external communication-related strategies, including media relations, digital media management, state division communications coordination, event planning and coverage, and member outreach.

Like others on the MTA team, Jerome has roots in agriculture, bolstering the unique perspective and real-world understanding of agriculture that the firm provides. Growing up, Jerome lived on a tobacco and cattle farm in southern Maryland. He graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, with an emphasis on public relations and American politics and policy.

About Michael Torrey Associates:

Food and agricultural organizations that need the right results in Washington, D.C. can trust Michael Torrey Associates to put its relationships, reputation and expertise to work on your issue. Since 2005, the firm has successfully provided legislative and regulatory guidance, issues management and association management services to a wide variety of clients. As a firm dedicated to client service and satisfaction, we are proud to report that in a recent survey, Michael Torrey Associates’ clients showed very high satisfaction and said they would recommend the firm to other companies looking for representation or strategic guidance in D.C. Learn more about us at