John Lumpe

Chief Executive Officer

john lumpe

John Lumpe joined the Illinois Soybean Association as Chief Executive Officer in February 2020, bringing with him more than 30 years of experience in association management, public relations, strategic thinking, communication and market development.

Lumpe previously was senior vice president of FLM Harvest where he provided strategic leadership to the organization and specifically checkoff/association clients and trade associations. Prior to that, he held the position of executive director of the Ohio Soybean Association, Ohio Soybean Council and the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation.

 Lumpe is a graduate of Walsh College with a bachelor’s in communications and journalism. 

 He is married to Lisa, and they have two sons.