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Amy Barr, cofounder of Marr Barr Communications, is a veteran communications expert, with more than 25 years' experience. She specializes in food and nutrition, consumer affairs, agriculture, and the natural products industry.


Previously vice president of communications for Horizon Organic Dairy, Boulder, Colo, Amy was the company's first and only woman vice president and also served as the company's first director of communications. She was Good Housekeeping magazine's nutrition and fitness editor and, later, director of the Good Housekeeping Institute in New York City. She also served as the magazine's official spokesperson for national media and congressional testimony. Amy was executive editor-at-large for McCall's magazine and worked at General Foods and the Food Marketing Institute. She serves on a number of editorial boards.


Amy received her undergraduate degree in nutrition from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She holds two master's degrees-one in nutrition education from Tufts University and another in science journalism from Boston University.