Monogastric Technical Specialist- Additives
Kari's primary role is providing technical product training for our sales force in regards to the Promote® products for swine and poultry. She also supports customers through consultations to help provide individualized solutions for their systems. In addition, Kari assists with the research and development of innovative product solutions for monogastrics.
Kari enjoys spending time with her husband and their two daughters. They enjoy watching most sporting events, and follow both the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Cubs. She is also an avid runner and races anything from a 5k to half marathons.
Member of Team Provimi since: April 10, 2017
Ruminant Additive Technical Services Specialist
Product development and sales support of forage inoculants, direct feed microbials and related feed additives are Larry's major role. However, he really loves assisting fellow employees, dealers, and beef/dairy producers in developing forage management programs from genetic selection through growing, harvesting, storage, and on to feeding. While forages and feed additives are his primary role, colleagues and customers will utilize him for nutritional and management troubleshooting of beef and dairy operations. Larry's responsibilities take him coast-to-coast and north-to-south across the USA. Larry's office is wherever his backpack is at the moment.
Larry and his wife live on a farm in southern Minnesota where they produce freezer beef, pork, broilers, layers and maple syrup. He leads an adult Sunday school class and enjoys seeing the rest of his family actively participate in church are blessings. Larry is a 4-H Dad, helping his three kids with their livestock projects, and chaperoning county and state fair.
Member of Team Provimi since: April 7, 2008
SMT Technical Adviser
Our team is engaged in leading positive change for our business and customers in the area of non-medicated feed additives and specialty ingredients. To be successful, we have to collaborate with our commercial teams to deliver solutions that delight their customers. This customer satisfaction is created by delivering additive solutions that consistently provide efficacy, quality, and value to our customers’ businesses. Don's role is to support the development of more robust and effective internal capabilities to deliver more compelling additive offerings to customers.
Don has the privilege of living in the Twin Cities area, on the edge of the great north woods. He enjoys hiking, Nordic skiing, and other outdoor activities, along with cooking, eating, watching soccer, and supporting his children’s development to adulthood, along with his wife.
Member of Team Provimi since: January 8, 1990
David's role is to innovate, source, and initiate evaluation of new technologies that create customer solutions. His goal is to improve health and performance of our customer’s animals and create opportunity within their production systems through improved nutrition, additive, and technology application. As a member of the strategic marketing and technology team, he collaborates with species teams to identify top priorities that require innovation and product development. He builds relationships with external suppliers, universities, and organizations to expand our resources and capabilities.
David's interests include mentoring at the University of Minnesota and local high schools, canoeing, fishing, camping, traveling, and growing vegetables.
Member of Team Provimi since: June 9, 2008
Senior Product Manager, Additives
Sarah's work history includes laboratory, regulatory, formulation, nutrition, and product development work in feed and pet food. In her role as Senior Product Manager for Additives at Cargill, she has regulatory responsibility for our US additive products and product, project, and teammate management responsibilities. She focuses mostly on our dairy additives, including our forage inoculant and acid products. As a part of the Strategic Marketing and Technology team, the Product Managers help identify who our customers are, what they need, and how additives can help meet their needs.
Sarah's hobbies include traveling to see family and friends, watching kids’ sporting, music and other events, cycling, and working on their house, barns, and yard with her husband. They grow apples, peaches, berries, grapes, and various vegetables. Livestock and 4H might be in their future as their youngest grows!
Member of Team Provimi since: June 13, 2011
Product Manager, Additives
Catherine works on the Strategic Marketing and Technology team and focuses primarily on beef additives. She also works on regulatory projects focused on gaining approval for new additive ingredients across species in the United States. Additionally, Catherine provides support for our additive marketing efforts through the creation of marketing and sales materials.
Catherine loves to travel whenever possible and most recently visited Italy. She also enjoys watching Buckeye football with friends and family.
Member of Team Provimi since: October 10, 2016