Tiffany O'Donnell talks to Joni Ekstrum, executive director of South Dakota Biotech who oversees its advocacy, communication, education, and membership services. SD Biotech represents more than 50 companies in industries spanning from agriculture to medical services and renewable fuels. Since assuming this role in 2012, Joni has grown its membership and increased gross profit while maintaining and expanding membership benefits. Her collaborative approach has provided connections for networking and led to career, new business, and partnering opportunities for both members and individuals.
On today's episode, Joni discusses her journey, the importance of women lifting each other up and how sometimes the only person standing in your way is yourself.
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