Seaboard Triumph Foods

Executive Leadership Team

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

We Take Great Pride In Our Team!

Meet Our Executive Leadership Team

 Mark comes with a wealth of pork and broader food industry experience. His most recent assignment has been vice president, operations for a well-respected national food company, where he was responsible for the manufacturing network across the country. Porter's prior professional experience includes a variety of operational roles with large food companies and 8 years in the U. S. Navy as a Submarine Operations Officer. Mark and his wife of 26 years, DeAnna, moved to Sioux City in the spring of 2016.

Mark comes with a wealth of pork and broader food industry experience. His most recent assignment has been vice president, operations for a well-respected national food company, where he was responsible for the manufacturing network across the country. Porter's prior professional experience includes a variety of operational roles with large food companies and 8 years in the U. S. Navy as a Submarine Operations Officer. Mark and his wife of 26 years, DeAnna, moved to Sioux City in the spring of 2016.

Mark Porter
Chief Operating Officer

 Neil brings over 20 years of industrial maintenance to Seaboard Triumph Foods. He started his career in northwest Iowa and has received numerous awards and certifications in electrical, PLC Programming, food safety and leadership training. After a ten-year career with a major food processing company in Waterloo, Iowa, and a nine-year career with Triumph Foods in St. Joseph, Missouri, Neil is glad to be back home in Northwest Iowa. Neil and his wife Kari reside in Hinton, Iowa.

Neil brings over 20 years of industrial maintenance to Seaboard Triumph Foods. He started his career in northwest Iowa and has received numerous awards and certifications in electrical, PLC Programming, food safety and leadership training. After a ten-year career with a major food processing company in Waterloo, Iowa, and a nine-year career with Triumph Foods in St. Joseph, Missouri, Neil is glad to be back home in Northwest Iowa. Neil and his wife Kari reside in Hinton, Iowa.

NEIL PUETZ
DIRECTOR, MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING

 Dave has over 36 years of experience in the swine industry. While most of it is in procurement, Dave spent five years specializing in risk management philosophies, strategies and execution. Dave is excited to build partnerships with producers to maximize the value of the partnership to them as well as to the processing facility. Dave and his wife have two children and five grandchildren.

Dave has over 36 years of experience in the swine industry. While most of it is in procurement, Dave spent five years specializing in risk management philosophies, strategies and execution. Dave is excited to build partnerships with producers to maximize the value of the partnership to them as well as to the processing facility. Dave and his wife have two children and five grandchildren.

DAVID (DAVE) CARY
VICE PRESIDENT, HOG PROCUREMENT

 Brian brings over 27 years of food industry experience with well-respected national companies to STF. Brian says the new, state-of-the-art plant coupled with a strong culture and great management team are what motivated him to join the company. Brian and his wife Kari are proud parents of three adult children and are excited be back home in Siouxland. They enjoy family activities, social events and helping others in the community through their church and other organizations.

Brian brings over 27 years of food industry experience with well-respected national companies to STF. Brian says the new, state-of-the-art plant coupled with a strong culture and great management team are what motivated him to join the company. Brian and his wife Kari are proud parents of three adult children and are excited be back home in Siouxland. They enjoy family activities, social events and helping others in the community through their church and other organizations.

BRIAN DESCHEPPER
DIRECTOR OF FSQA

 George has over 17 years of food industry experience and global HR leadership. He relishes the opportunity to engage all aspects of human capital and organizational development initiatives. Quote “Culture is everything and people remain our prime assets.” He holds degrees and certifications from Cornell and Harvard universities, speaks multiple languages, and is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

George has over 17 years of food industry experience and global HR leadership. He relishes the opportunity to engage all aspects of human capital and organizational development initiatives. Quote “Culture is everything and people remain our prime assets.”
He holds degrees and certifications from Cornell and Harvard universities, speaks multiple languages, and is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

GEORGE SOLO
VP OF HUMAN RESOURCES

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STAN SCOTT
GENERAL PLANT MANAGER

 

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Sarah Handsaker
 Director of Purchasing