Dave has over 40 years of experience in the animal nutrition, animal production, and related grain sectors. He started his career at Ralston Purina and held a variety of sales, general management, operations, and executive-level positions within the company. Most recently Dave retired after 12 years as President of Purina Animal Nutrition, and EVP of Land O’ Lakes, the parent company. Dave is actively involved in projects and consulting.
Dave’s responsibilities have included various international business components in the Philippines, China, and Kenya. He has had long-term leadership of Innovation-Research and Technical implementation along with teams in the livestock and poultry business, lifestyle segments such as equine, companion species, and exotics (zoo).
Throughout his career, Dave has served on several boards including the National Grain and Feed Association where he is a former Board Chair and Exec Committee, member.
Dave graduated from Rutgers University with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics. He and his wife reside primarily in Florida.