Sabrina Ahmed Zenor

AMES, Iowa (July 13th, 2022) – Summit Carbon Solutions is pleased to announce that Sabrina Ahmed Zenor is joining the company as the Director of Community Relations.

“For more than a year, Summit Carbon Solutions has been partnering with local communities and other organizations across the Midwest to open new economic opportunities, improve environmental outcomes, and drive growth in the ethanol and agricultural industries,” said Ahmed Zenor. “I’m excited to join the Summit Carbon Solutions team as the Director of Community Relations to help them continue to achieve these goals, while identifying new partnerships and collaborations as the project progresses.”

As the Director of Community Relations, Ahmed Zenor will play a key role in helping Summit Carbon Solutions continue to support a broad range of local organizations that will improve the lives of families across the Midwest, particularly when it comes to causes related to job creation, investing in rural communities, enhancing public safety, and reducing emissions.

“Sabrina’s extensive experience in communications and public policy issues makes her uniquely suited to support Summit Carbon Solutions in our ongoing efforts to open new economic opportunities for ethanol producers and strengthen the agricultural marketplace for farmers throughout the Midwest,” said Jake Ketzner, Summit Carbon Solutions Vice President of Government and Public Affairs. “As our project continues to progress and eventually moves into operations in 2024, Summit Carbon Solutions will always remain committed to partnering with local communities across the region to sponsor events, support local philanthropic causes, and invest in long-term economic growth.”

Ahmed Zenor brings 10 years of experience working with a wide range of stakeholders and communities across the state of Iowa. Most recently, she worked as the morning news anchor on Local 5 News (WOI), Channel 5, and was the host of “This Week in Iowa”. Ahmed Zenor earned the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Political Reporting and the Edward R. Murrow Award for her story “Moving for Medicine.” She also received an Upper Midwest Emmy for “Medicine in the Making: This Week in Iowa Special.”

Ahmed Zenor lives in Des Moines, Iowa with her husband and two young children.


Summit Carbon Solutions is driving the future of agriculture by expanding economic opportunities for ethanol producers, strengthening the marketplace for Midwest-based farmers, and creating jobs. In developing the largest carbon capture and storage project in the world, the company seeks to lower greenhouse gas emissions by connecting industrial facilities via strategic infrastructure to store carbon dioxide safely and permanently in the Midwestern United States. For more information, visit:

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