81st Annual Convention Attendees

Last Updated March 12, 2015

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As of March 12, 2015

First Name Last Name Organization Title City State Country Companion
Alfonso Abondano Daabon Group Miami FL USA
Javier Abraldes-Baron Henkel Corporation Scottsdale AZ USA
Roy Adam Oilseeds International Ltd San Francisco CA USA
Doug Adams Johnsrud Transport, Inc. Des Moines IA USA
Arlene Adams Westway Terminal Company LLC Houston TX USA
Abhishek Agarwal Riverina Natural Oils President Memphis TN USA Susan Elizabeth Pisklak
Troy Alberts AG Processing Inc. VP, Refined Oils Group Omaha NE USA Sue Alberts
Cecily Alfonsi NIOP Member Services Washington DC USA
Lori Aljets Diamond Foods, Inc. Vice President of Procurement Salem OR USA
David Anderson Francis-Mustoe & Company Brea CA USA
Sara Anderson Technology Crops International VP of Sales Winston Salem NC USA
Jorge Ayala AarhusKarlshamn USA Inc Edison NJ USA
Fred Baine Golden Peanut Company Alpharetta GA USA
Harry Balzer NPD Chief Industry Analyst and Vice President Port Washington NY USA
Don Banks Edible Oil Technology Dallas TX USA
Linda Barclay CHS Inc Inver Grove Heights MN USA
Anthony Basile Catania-Spagna Corporation Ayer MA USA Diane Koby
Stephen Basile Catania-Spagna Corporation Ayer MA USA
Joseph Basile Catania-Spagna Corporation Ayer MA USA
Dr. Yusof Basiron Malaysian Palm Oil Council CEO Washington DC USA
Kenneth Bayless Frito-Lay, Inc. (A Division of PepsiCo) Plano TX USA
Jake Beaverson BTG Pactual Commodities Stamford CT USA
John Becherer United Soybean Board CEO Chesterfield MO USA Sue Becherer
Robert Beck United International Enterprises Ltd Copenhagen Denmark
Mark Becker AarhusKarlshamn USA Inc Edison NJ USA
Carl Bek-Nielsen United Plantations Bhd Chief Executive Officer . . Malaysia
Martin Bek-Nielsen Copenhagen Denmark
Jignesh Bhatt GLOBAL AGRI-TRADE CORPORATION Long Beach CA USA
Alan Birney Stolt-Nielsen USA, Inc. Director of Sales Houston TX USA
Danny Borne Kinder Morgan Delta Terminal Services HARVEY LA USA
Michael Botelho South Chicago Packing LLC Sr. Vice President South Holland IL USA Renee Botelho
Mike Boyd Golden Peanut Company Alpharetta GA USA
Raymond Bradbury Archer Daniels Midland Company President, North American Oils Chicago IL USA Lorrie Bradbury
Ted Brand Northstar Agri Industries Fargo ND USA
John Browning Bunge North America Vice-President Sales St Louis MO USA
Andrew Bunger Fuji Vegetable Oil, Inc. White Plains NY USA
Jackee Calhoun J.M. Smucker Associate Sourcing Manager, Commodities Orrville OH USA
Jim Call United Soybean Board Director Madison MN USA Deb Call
Patrick Campbell California Oils Corporation Richmond CA USA
Frank Cashio Thionville Laboratories, LLC. New Orleans LA USA
Mark Chmielewski RJ O’Brien Chicago IL USA
Mickey Clements Oilseeds International Ltd San Francisco CA USA
Robert Collette Institute of Shortening & Edible Oils Washington DC USA
Sam Colson South Chicago Packing LLC Chicago IL USA
Brian Conn Louis Dreyfus Commodities Calgary AB Canada
Gary Cordier Perdue Grain & Oilseed LLC Salisbury MD USA
Richard Courtney International Matex Tank Terminals New Orleans LA USA Debra Courtney
Matthew Courtney International Matex Tank Terminals New Orleans LA USA Katie Kehler
Greg Crawford Ag Processing Inc Omaha NE USA Nancy Crawford
Rick Cristol NIOP Washington DC USA
Scott Cruciger Ingredion Director Agribusiness – US & CA Westchester IL USA
Ramesh Daga Unilever/Bestfoods,N. A. Englewood Cliffs NJ USA Sarala Daga
Alberto Davila Daabon Organic USA, Inc. Miami FL USA
James Dawson Whole Harvest Foods LLC Oil Purchasing Warsaw NC USA Tammy Dawson
Robert Dawson Whole Harvest Foods LLC President & COO Warsaw NC USA
Margo de Naray Cargill, Inc. Corn Oil Commercial Manager Wayzata MN USA Ken Sielecki
Chad Dollander Colonial Group, Inc. Director, Terminal Sales & Marketing Savannah GA USA
Roxana Dondera National Institute of Oilseed Products Atlanta GA USA
Greg Dooley Stolt-Nielsen USA, Inc. Trading Manager, Stolt Tankers Norwalk CT USA
Brian Douville Cargill, Inc. Minneapolis MN USA
Brian Duffy Ingredion Westchester IL USA
David Dykstra Kappa Products Corporation Chicago IL USA
Bryan Edwards Oilseeds International Ltd San Francisco CA USA
Frantz Ekmann Uni-Chartering A/S Managing Director Houston TX USA
John Ellis J.G. Boswell Company Corcoran CA USA
Brian Engel Green Plains, Inc Omaha NE USA
Mike Fargas Wilmar Oils and Fats Walnut Creek CA USA
Ean Fargas Wilmar Oils and Fats Walnut Creek CA USA
Kurt Faudel AarhusKarlshamn USA Inc Edison NJ USA
Charles Ferdon Bunge Export Oils Trader St. Louis MO USA
Michelle Ferguson Richardson Oilseed Limitd Winnipeg MB Canada
Bernard Fiest Blackwater Midstream Corp. Westwego LA USA
Kevin Fitzgerald Stolt-Nielsen USA Inc. Norwalk CT USA Donna Fitzgerald
Kevin Flanagan MPB Commodities, Inc. Annapolis MD USA
Chris Flenner Clarksons USA Houston TX USA
Alex Fox Con Agra Omaha NE USA
William Fraser Pasternak, Baum & Co., Inc. Harrison NY USA Diane Fraser
Ryan Frey Archer Daniels Midland Company Market Analysis Risk Manager Decatur IL USA
Anthony Galbo American Specialty Oils Livonia MI USA Yvonne Galbo
Richard Galloway United Soybean Board Isle of Palms SC USA
Jose Gamboa Cargill, Inc. Winnipeg MB Canada
Glenn Ginalick Archer Daniels Midland Company Commercial Manager – Specialty Oils Decatur IL USA
Jurgen Godau GLOBAL AGRI-TRADE CORP Long Beach CA USA
Mike Griffin Bunge Canada Specialty Oils Buyer & Specialty Accounts Sales Administrator Oakville ON Canada
Lee Groehler Michael Foods Minnentonka MN USA Barb Groehler
Rick Guenther Virtex Farm Foods Saskatoon SK Canada
John Gyulai Oilseeds International Ltd San Francisco CA USA
Jonathan Haines BTG Pactual Stamford CT USA
Matt Hall Bunge North America National Account Manager Omaha NE USA
David Harley J M Smucker Orrville OH USA Allison Harley
Kazuhito Hasegawa Mitsubishi Corp. Oils & Fats Team Trader Tokyo Tokyo Japan
Bob Haselwood United Soybean Board Chairman Berryton KS USA Judy Haselwood
Blake Haudan The Andersons Inc Maumee OH USA
Jeff Haye Bay Valley Foods Oak Brook IL USA
John Healy Columbus Vegetable Oils Des Plaines IL USA Maureen Healy, Meghan Healy
Erik Heggen Archer Daniels Midland Company Vice President, North American Refined Oils Decatur IL USA
Kate Hemming Perdue Grain & Oilseed LLC Refined Oil Sales Rep. Salisbury MD USA
Mark Hingiss Veracity Edible Oil Solutions General Manager Mesa AZ USA Cheryl Hingiss
Michael Hoelzeman Agri-Fine Inc. Chicago IL USA Phyllis Hoelzeman
Erik Hoelzeman Agri-Fine Inc. Chicago IL USA
Vincent Hofer Cargill, Inc. Tropical Oils Merchant Wayzata MN USA
David Hoffsten Adams Vegetable Oils Sales Manager Arbuckle CA USA
Susan Holzner Loders Croklaan Channahon IL USA
Jason Howard American Commodities Brokerage Co. New York NY USA
Clarke Huber Viterra Canola Processing Regina SK Canada
Sandra Hulm ConAgra Omaha NE USA
Ashley Hummel POET Nutrition Sioux Falls SD USA
Haznita Husin American Palm Oil Council Washington DC USA
Michael Huynh Sunflower Vegetable Oil, Inc. Lenexa KS USA
Jay Jacobson Delta Trading Company aspen CO USA Suzie Jacobson
John Kjetil Jansen Navig8 Chemicals America Westport CT USA
Changjian Ji Cargill, Inc. Wayzata MN USA
Mark Jirik Cargill, Inc. West Fargo MN USA
Gavin Johns Golden Agri-Resources Singapore Singapore
Jarred Johnson Archer Daniels Midland Company Decatur IL USA Heather Johnson
Jerry Johnson Diamond Foods, Inc. Fishers IN USA
Kent Johnson Green Plains Trade Group LLC Omaha NE USA
Keith Jones Archer Daniels Midland Company NA Tropical Oils Manager Decatur IL USA Catherine Jones
Claude Jones Francis-Mustoe & Company Brea CA USA Laurie Jones
Rob Jones West Coast Reduction Ltd. Director of Sales and Marketing Vancouver BC Canada Sarah Jones
David Keefe .. AZ USA
Lisa Kelly United Soybean Board Chesterfield MO USA
Tom Kerstetter Ring Container Technologies University Place WA USA Lisa Kerstetter
Tom Kersting South Dakota Soybean Processors Volga SD USA
Tom Kersting South Dakota Soybean Processors Volga SD USA
Mitch Kilanowski Darling International Irving TX USA Joan Kilanowski
Thomas King Cargill, Incorporated (Dressings, Sauces & Oils) Risk Manager Minneapolis MN USA
Thomas Knaack Archer Daniels Midland Company Decatur IL USA
Kevin Knop Archer Daniels Midland Company Decatur IL USA Donna Knop
Kris Knudson Cargill, Inc. Regional Sales Manager Minneapolis MN USA
George Kojima Milestone Chemical Tankers America, Inc. Houston TX USA
Levi Kraft Cargill, Inc. Hopkins MN USA
Steven Kubicki Victory Tropical Oil USA, Inc. Hanover MA USA
Akinori Kubo Oilseeds International Ltd San Francisco CA USA
Karthigayen Kumar American Palm Oil Council Washington DC USA
Mary LaGuardia Dow AgroSciences Omega-9 Oils Market Manager Naperville IL USA
Amanda Lam Sunflower Vegetable Oil, Inc. Lenexa KS USA
Jason Lee Golden Agri-Resources Singapore Singapore
Chang Yen Lee Inter-Continental Oils & Fats Pte. Ltd. Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Stefan Leenen Cargill International Trading Pte Ltd Team Captain Singapore . Singapore
Bob Leonard Caldic USA Inc. Senior Customer Development Manager, Sales Elgin IL USA
Charlie Libby Wilmar Oleo North America Houston TX USA
Vincent Lin American Vegetable Oils, Inc. Commerce CA USA
Dave Loboy Murphy Commodities President Portland OR USA
Xiujuan Luo California Oils Corporation Sales Account Manager Richmond CA USA
Kristine Lupica Fuji Vegetable Oil, Inc. Savannah GA USA
Steven Luster Ventura Foods Director Commodity Operations Brea CA USA Corinne Luster
Ben Lyden General Mills Minneapolis MN USA
David Mack CHS Inc St. Paul MN USA
Leo Manning Corbion Lenexa KS USA
Mary Marcussen Cargill, Inc. Wayzata MN USA
Francis Marrocco Blackwater Midstream Corp. Westwego LA USA
Gonzalo Martinez Borges-National USA Corporation Ridgewood NJ USA
Filip Masquillier Stolt-Nielsen USA Inc. Regional Director, Stolthaven Terminals Houston TX USA
Rob Mathers Delta Terminals Services/Kinder Morgan Director Business Development – NW Terminals Portland OR USA
Bill McBee Consolidated Grain and Barge Mt.Vernon IN USA
Josiah McClellan United Soybean Board St. Louis USA
Pat McEniry Bay Valley Foods Oak Brook IL USA
Bruce McTavish Pacific Coast Canola Vice President Sales and Marketing Redmond WA USA
Robb Meeuwsen Zeeland Food Services Inc. Zeeland MI USA
Gregory Mellinger HighQuest Partners CEO Danvers MA USA
Thomas Mielke ISTA Mielke GmbH – OIL WORLD Hamburg Germany
James Miles International Matex Tank Terminals New Orleans LA USA
Pete Miller Grain Processing Corporation Muscatine IA USA
Johari Minal Malaysian Palm Oil Board Washington DC USA
Michelle Minno Thionville Laboratories, LLC. New Orleans LA USA
Caren Montante Riverina Natural Oils Director of Business Development Los Angeles CA USA Kenny Montante
Matt Montgomery MPB Commodities, Inc. Annapolis MD USA
Georgina Montgomery MPB Commodities, Inc. Annapolis MD USA
Darren Moody Bunge North America St Louis MO USA
Craig Moore Hudson Tank Terminals Corporation Port Newark NJ USA
Hart Moore Peter Cremer North America Cincinnati OH USA
Craig Mullen Bunge North America Chesterfield MO USA
Patti Murphy Virtus Nutrition Ontario CA USA
Kei Musto California Oils Corporation Richmond CA USA
David Nadasi American Commodities Brokerage Co. Rye Brook NY USA
Lauren Newberry National Institute of Oilseed Products Executive Director Washington DC USA
Robert Newhouse Team Tankers International Chartering Manager Westport CT USA
Dan Nowicki J M Smucker Orrville OH USA Leslie Nowicki
Chris Nowlan Dow AgroSciences Calgary AB Canada
Mark O’Donnell Westway Terminals New Orleans LA USA
Ulrik Oestergaard United International Enterprises Limited Copenhagen Denmark
Henrik Olsson Stolt-Nielsen USA, Inc. Sales Manager, STJS Chartering Norwalk CT USA
Steve O’Nan Consolidated Grain Barge Mt. Vernon IN USA LaDonna O’Nan
Dirk Oskam Vopak Terminal Savannah Inc. Houston TX USA
Brian Owens Stratas Foods, LLC Memphis TN USA
Nobuyuki Ozaki Koyo Kaiun Asia Pte Ltd Singapore Singapore
Koh Pak Meng American Palm Oil Council Washington DC USA
Steven Palm Westway Sr. Sales Mgr. Houston TX USA Ann Palm
Tom Papastefan Futures International Chicago IL USA
Frank Parker Unilever Englewood Cliffs NJ USA Laura Parker
Josipa Paska SOY 20/20 Guelph ON Canada
Charles Payne Wall Street Strategies CEO New York NY USA
Rick Pender Virtex Farm Foods Saskatoon AB Canada
Jorge Perez Oilseeds International Ltd San Francisco CA USA
Scott Peterson Odin Marine Group LLC Southport CT USA
Gonzalo Petschen Cargill, Inc. Wayzata MN USA
Melbourne Pinks Odfjell Terminals USA Odfjell Terminals USA Houston TX USA
Hal Pisciotta Procter & Gamble Co. Cincinnati OH USA
Matthew Porter Perdue Grain & Oilseed LLC Refined Oil Sales Mgr. Salisbury MD USA
Jason Purtle Cargill, Inc. Corn Oil Merchant Wayzata MN USA
David Rahal Borges-National USA Corporation Montvale NJ USA
Michael Rath Darling International Irving TX USA
James Rea Richardson Oilseed Limited Winnipeg MB Canada Pam Rea
David Reeble Moving Parts L.L.C. Omaha NE USA
Alan Reichmuth Con Agra Sr. Director Commodity Procurement Omaha NE USA
Matt Reiners POET Nutrition Director of Sales, Regulatory Affairs, and Quality Sioux Falls SD USA
Francine Reisman Bunge North America Sales Director Morris Plains NJ USA
Mark Riou Viterra Canola Processing Regina SK Canada
Tom Robbins SPI Marine East Norwalk CT USA
Renee Roberts Archer Daniels Midland Company Vice President, North American Refined Oils Sales Decatur IL USA
Wayne Roberts Mondelez International Director, Global Commodities East Hanover NJ USA
Robert Roe SOY 20/20 Guelph ON Canada
Liam Rogers Hudson Tank Terminals Corporation Newark NJ USA Laurie Rogers
Bradley Rude Cargill, Inc. Minneapolis MN USA
Richard Sages Odin Marine Group LLC Southport CT USA Brenda Pica
Nicholas Sander American Commodities Brokerage Co. New York NY USA
Russ Sanders DuPont Pioneer Johnston IA USA
Scott Sanders Northstar Agri Industries Fargo ND USA
Bobby Sanders Vopak Terminal Savannah, Inc. Regional Sales Representative Savannah GA USA
David Sands Archer Daniels Midland Company General Manager – Logistics Decatur IL USA Mary Sands
Nicholas Sandstrom Cargill, Inc. Minneapolis MN USA
Bill Schlesener Francis-Mustoe & Company Brea CA USA
Samuel Schmidt Cargill, Inc. National Account Manager Hopkins MN USA Annie Schmidt
Wouter Schwaanhuyser Cargill, Inc. Singapore Singapore
Vince Schwartz Francis-Mustoe & Company Brea CA USA
Andrew Seagren Ventura Foods, LLC Brea CA USA Tracy Seagren
Duke Seibold General Mills Minneapolis MN USA
Jennifer Shomenta Cargill Wayzata MN USA
Corey Sikorski Archer Daniels Midland Company Merchandiser Decatur IL USA
Steven Simeral MPB Commodities, Inc. Annapolis MD USA Anne Simeral
Ryan Simeral MPB Commodities, Inc. Annapolis MD USA
Aaron Skyberg SK Food International Fargo ND USA
David Skyberg SK Food International Fargo ND USA
Ransom Slack Ventura Foods, LLC VP Bulk Sales Opelousas LA USA Pamela Slack
Lee Smith Adams Vegetable Oils General Manager Arbuckle CA USA
Andy Smith Clasen Quality Coatings, Inc Commodity Buyer Madison WI USA
Jimmy Sneed United Soybean Board Director Hernando MO USA Dinah Sneed
Shelley Spencer Inspectorate America Corporation Webster TX USA
John Spenik Cullen Maritime Services, Inc. Richmond CA USA Lynn Spenik
James Stahler Owensboro Grain Co, LLC Owensboro KY USA
Curt Steinhorst The Center for Generational Kinetics Austin TX USA
Paul Stern Kappa Products Corporation Chicago IL USA
Ross Stern Kappa Products Corporation Chicago IL USA
Sandy Stevens NIOP Meeting Manager Atlanta GA USA
Steve Stillman The Clorox Company/Hidden Valley Sr. Procurement Manager Oakland CA USA
Randy Stoddard Clasen Quality Coatings, Inc Supply Chain Manager Madison WI USA
Ken Stone Cargill, Inc. Commercial Manager; Oilseed Processing Winnepeg MB Canada Lorraine Stone
Jack Straton Stratas Foods, LLC Memphis TN USA
Mike Sudheimer Delta Terminals Services/Kinder Morgan Area Manager – Richmond CA Richmond CA USA
Fumiyoshi Sugawara Oilseeds International Ltd San Francisco CA USA
Tim Surin Loders Croklaan Channahon IL USA
James Sutter US Soybean Export Council Chestrerfield MO USA
Hidemasa Suzuki Oilseeds International Ltd San Francisco CA USA
Kelli Swanner Inspectorate America Corporation Webster TX USA
Dennis Tagarelli AarhusKarlshamn USA Inc Edison NJ USA
Hajime Tanaka Koyo Kaiun Asia Pte Ltd Singapore Singapore
Tiger Tangavelu Global Agri-Trade Richmond CA USA
David Tegeder Dupont Pioneer Johnston IA USA
Ethan Theis Cargill, Inc. Commercial Manager Wayzata MN USA
Andre Thionville Thionville Surveying Co, LLC. New Orleans LA USA
Alan Thompson Twin Rivers Technologies Director, Supply Chain Operations Quincy MA USA Jennifer Thompson
Tiffany Thompson Cargill, Inc. Minneapolis MN USA
Adam Thompson Pasternak, Baum & Co., Inc. Harrison NY USA
Preston Thompson Ring Container Technologies Account Manager Oakland TN USA
Nick Tihy Borges-National USA Corporation Ridgewood NJ USA
David Tillman Stratas Foods Memphis TN USA
Bill Troy Loders Croklaan Channahon IL USA
Federico Ucke Molinos Overseas S.A. Montevideo MO Uruguay Marcela Cicero
Chiew Hwa Ung Inter-Continental Oils & Fats Pte. Ltd. Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Matt Upmeyer Pacific Coast Canola Redmond WA USA
Edwin van der Hoek Cargill, Inc. Product Line Manager High Oleic Sunflower Oil & Export Oils Hopkins MN USA
Rick Walczynski Land O’ Lakes Shoreview, MN MN USA
Kyle Wallace Solmar-Universal Tanker Chartering, Inc. Millburn NJ USA
Muhammad Wan- Khalir-il Anuar Wan Ahmad Malaysian Palm Oil Board Chairman Washington DC USA
Wan Mohd Zain Wan Ismail Palm Oil Refiners Association of Malaysia Washington DC USA
Ernest Webb NETCO Houston TX USA
Jonathan Weinrieb Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz PC Washington DC USA
James Whitaker Boulder Brands Boulder CO USA
Scott White Bunge North America St. Louis MO USA Lynn White
Anthony Williams Bunge North America Saint Louis MO USA
Mark Winkle United Soybean Board Chesterfield MO USA
Meredith Woodhouse Cargill, Inc. Soybean Oil Merchant Wayzata MN USA
John Worthington Consolidated Container Company Senior Director Major Accounts, IFS Hinsdale IL USA
Michael Wrobel General Mills Minneapolis MN USA
Eric Ziolkowski South Chicago Packing LLC Sr. Director of Sales Chicago IL USA