Beverly Flores has been selected to replace the recently retired Barry Nelson as media relations manager for John Deere Ag & Turf Division for Region 4. Flores was previously the manager of external communication for John Deere’s Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG).
Flores has held several other positions within Deere, including manager, Public Affairs John Deere Financial and Iowa, where she represented John Deere’s issues in the Iowa Capitol; John Deere Financial on state issues; and co-chaired the John Deere Farm Bill team. During her 16 years at John Deere, Flores also has held various product marketing and territory manager positions within the John Deere Ag & Turf Division.
Flores earned a BS in Agriculture Business and Animal Science at Colorado State University. She is also a graduate of the 2013-2014 Leadership Iowa class and completed the Women Unlimited LEAD program.
She begins her new role right away while maintaining her communications responsibilities for ISG. New responsibilities include: product public relations, media relations activities, special events and sponsorships for John Deere Ag & Turf for the U.S. and Canada, as well as social media and publications in the Furrow, Homestead and Leader magazines.