Served under Sen. McConnell
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 5, 2017) — Sean Southard of Louisville has been named the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s director of communications, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has announced.
Southard previously was with RunSwitch PR in Louisville, where he developed and executed messaging strategies for clients such as Amazon.com, Kentucky Farm Bureau, and Kentuckians for Strong Leadership.
Southard is a graduate of the University of Louisville, where he studied political science and history. While a student, he served in the Washington office of U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and the field office of U.S. Representative Brett Guthrie.
A native of Owensboro, Southard assumed his new post on June 26.