Michaela joined the NTPA staff in 2019 as editor of The Puller magazine and other NTPA publications. She now also oversees media relations, NTPA membership, and subscriptions. Originally from western Ohio, Michaela grew up on her family’s diversified grain farm outside Wapakoneta before attending The Ohio State University where she majored in agricultural communication and agribusiness. Growing up she spent many hours trackside at truck and tractor pulls across the country as a crewmember for both her dad, Toby, and stepdad, Andy Bair. Michaela also has experience with event promotion, as she assisted her dad with the Moon City Nationals NTPA event in Wapakoneta, OH for many years. Prior to joining the NTPA staff, Michaela was the Director of Communications for the Ohio Beef Council and Ohio Cattlemen’s Association.