Vice President, Economic Policy & Market Research
Peter Vitaliano has long served as NMPF’s chief economist, responsible for conducting, communicating and implementing economic analysis that supports the Federation’s programs relating to dairy policy. He is the longest-serving staff member of the NMPF-USDEC Economics Team, formed in 2022, and has been the project director since the 1992 inception of a contract to provide economic analysis services to Dairy Management, Inc., the national dairy promotion organization.
Prior to joining NMPF, Vitaliano was a member of the faculty of agricultural economics at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He was responsible for NMPF’s trade policy during negotiations for the Uruguay Round World Trade Organization Agreement on Agriculture and the North American Free Trade Agreement.< Back