Alumni News & Spotlight
The Alumni Spotlight is a special feature in our Syllabus Newsletter. It is written by MAB alumni and focuses on a different alumnus in each issue. The Spotlight is a great way to get to know some of our alumni and learn about their experiences.
Walter von Muhlen Filho, Class of 2005, Wheat Trader,
Trimil Grain Market,
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Earl Biggers, Jr., Class of 2009, Manager, Price Risk Management, Dairy Farmers of America, Kansas City, Missouri
Sarah Childress, Class of 2008, Marketing Specialist, USDA, GIPSA, Packers & Stockyard Program, Aurora, Colorado
Carlos Piana, Class of 2001, Head of Procurement, Universal Sweet Industries, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Dave Mace, Class of 2005,
Owner/Brand Strategist, Maverick Creative Group, Wichita, Kan.
Melissa Frick, Class of 2006,
Senior Project Leader, Bimbo Bakeries USA, and Audra Geiger, Class of 2011, Plant Quality Enabler, Frito-Lay, Topeka, Kans.
Bill Davis, Class of 2010,
Senior V.P. & Chief Credit Officer, Farm Credit Services of America, Omaha, Nebraska
Cristina Mansfield, Class of 2004, International Development Consultant, Manchester Center, Vermont
Randy Dalinghaus, Class of 2003, Vice President Fresh Pork Operations, Farmland Foods, Kansas City, Missouri
Mike Frame, Class of 2004, Refined Fuels and Lubricants Sales Director, West Region, CHS Inc., Spokane, Washington
Max Irsik, Class of 2002, Assistant Professor & Extension/Beef Cattle,
Large Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Kim Rameker Hurst, Class of 2006, Manager Commodity Procurement and Risk Management, Ralcorp Holdings, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri
Chris Carey, Class of 2007, Plant Manager, OkTex Baking, Marietta, Oklahoma
Kate Duke, Class of 2008, CRM Project Manager/Trainer, Farm Credit of the Virginias, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Ray Hammarlund, Class of 2001, Director of Energy Programs, Kansas Corporation Commission, Topeka, Kansas
Zach Gaines, Class of 2006, Brewhouse Manager, Anheuser-Busch, Inc., Los Angeles, California
Essien Ita, Class of 2003, Energy Broker, Wellpoint Energy, Austin, Texas
Eliana Cobos, Class of 2003, Director of Marketing & Sales, Finance for Everyone, Copenhagen, Denmark
Michelle Evosovich, Class of 2006, Team Leader - Aseptic Packaging Department, Pacific Foods, Tualatin, Oregon
Laura Roessler, Class of 2003, Sr. Lending Officer, Capital Markets, FCS Financial, St. Louis, Missouri
Dave Rock, Class of 2003, Manager, Dealer Strategy, John Deere Company, Lenexa, Kansas
Leah Suellentrop, Class of 2002, Export Manager, Hoogwegt US, Inc., Libertyville, Illinois
Rich Porter, Class of 2000, Owner/Manager, Porter Farms, Reading, Kansas
Lautaro Perez, Class of 2002, Marketing & Innovation, International Markets, Frigorífico Colonia, Montevideo, Uruguay
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