Director of Crop Sciences (CCA, CPAG, CPM)
Grain Millers, Inc.
Bruce joined Grain Millers in June of 2012, after over 36 years with the Quaker Oats Company/PepsiCo. A native of northwest Iowa, Bruce grew up on a family farm and graduated from South Dakota State University, majoring in Agronomy and Agricultural Education. During his career, he has been based in Minneapolis, Cedar Rapids, and Chicago. His broad-based business experience includes purchasing of commodities and ingredients, crop research and economic development, grain mill feed sales, hybrid and varietal breeding program administration, grain milling, and grain quality education and development programs. Bruce travels extensively in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and many other countries where Grain Millers mills and/or sources grain, working with researchers, grain suppliers, and farmers to improve crop and grain quality for human food production. Bruce is a Certified Professional Agronomist, a Certified Crop Advisor, a Certified Purchasing Manager, and is an active member of many professional and trade organizations as well as having served on several boards for youth organizations (Boy Scouts, 4-H, FFA, PAS), church groups, and community organizations.