Shawn Thiele, flour milling and grain processing curriculum manager.
Before stepping into this position, Thiele was the operations manager at the KSU Hal Ross Flour Mill for more than three years. Prior to that, he worked in the oat and corn milling business units for eight years at Quaker Oats in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.
Grain Science and Industry Department Head and IGP Institute Director Gordon Smith said he is excited about leveraging Thiele’s skills in his new role.
“Shawn is a proven technical expert and leader in milling operations and has demonstrated his commitment to KSU through his leadership at Hal Ross over the years,” Smith said.
“Shawn has already demonstrated his technical expertise through facilitation of courses at the IGP Institute,” said Brandi Miller, IGP’s interim associate director. “I am really excited to see him in a leadership role supporting the IGP Institute programs. He will truly be an asset as we look to building the future programing at IGP and are thrilled to have him on board.”
Thiele may be reached via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by phone at 1.785.532.1189.