Katie Stam-Irk, Miss America 2009, now serves as the spokeswoman for Midwest Ag Finance. During the recent Indiana-Illinois Farm and Outdoor Power Equipment Show, Stam-Irk greeted Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann when she stopped by the company’s booth.
INDIANAPOLIS — Five years after being crowned Miss America
2009, Katie Stam-Irk continues her journey of representing agriculture as the
new spokeswoman for Midwest Ag Finance.
Midwest Ag Finance is a financial services company that
takes creative approaches to helping meet the needs of the agricultural
“I’m so thankful to come back to my home state and be
working with a fabulous company,” Stam-Irk said, adding that she can’t believe
it’s been five years since she was crowned Miss America.
As the new spokeswoman for Midwest Ag Finance, Stam-Irk said
that she will be involved with speaking engagements on behalf of the company,
attend trade shows and talk to customers, along with handing out education
She added that her transition from Miss America to
spokeswoman for Midwest Ag Finance has been great.
“I said from the beginning that I would never forget where I
came from,” she said.
The new mom, who now resides in Indianapolis with her
husband, Brian, and daughter, Charlotte Bell, noted that Miss America is
something she did, but agriculture is what made her who she is.