Rosie Ralston serves as the Publicity and Promotion Associate in DuPage, Kane, and Kendall counties. From day one in 2013, her mission has been to make Extension a household name in the western suburbs, connecting these communities to quality, research-based programs and services.
A 4-H and University of Illinois alum, Rosie started her communications career as a photographer, writer, and layout editor in northern Illinois, before transitioning to marketing agencies, focusing on public relations and media relations for powerhouse ag clients like Bayer CropScience and Syngenta.
She lives in Kendall County with her husband, two teenagers, and four four-legged furry family members. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, taking nature photos, and binging her latest show addiction.