M.S. (1982), Meat Science, The
July 1, 1999 - Present: Professor,
Department of Food Science and Technology,
September 26, 2005 – June 2007: Adjunct
May 1 -
1989 - 1992: Director of Technical Services, SeaFest/JAC Creative Foods (currently owned by Louis Kemp/ConAgra Foods, Motley, MN): Reported to the President of the company. Primary objectives included the planning and execution of new product development and research, line extension, supervision of quality control and assurance, and technical assistance to marketing, sales, and operations. Specific responsibilities included the establishment of all technical services and information for all products, direction of the entire new product development and line extensions from concept to commercialization, liaison contact between all government regulatory agencies, initiation and maintenance of total quality assurance program. Additional duties included supervision and administration of the Technical Department (21 employees).
1987 - 1989: Manager of Research and Development, SeaFest/JAC Creative Foods (currently owned by Louis Kemp/ConAgra Foods, Motley, MN.): Reported to the Director of Technical Services. Specific responsibilities included planning and execution of surimi research, and preparation of all new product development. Primary achievements were the establishment of the least cost formulation and development of next generation surimi seafood.
1985 - 1987: Research Associate, Department of Food Science,