Brad joined PureField from Socati Corp. where he was Chief Operating Officer. Prior to Socati, Brad spent 11 years at V. Mane Fils, most recently as President of its U.S. Flavor Division. Prior to Mane, Brad spent five years in domestic and international operations roles with Givaudan, the world’s largest flavor and fragrance company. He started his career with Monsanto, where he spent 11 years in various roles of increasing responsibility.
Brad is a graduate of Florida State University and holds a degree in Chemical Engineering. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and has two adult children.
He is an internationally experienced CFO who has spent the past 20 years creating value for public and private equity portfolio companies in the United States, Europe and Asia. He previously served as CFO at Performance Fibers and as a controller for United Rentals and Invensys.
A graduate of Cardiff University in the United Kingdom, Jones began his career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He lives in North Carolina with his wife and two daughters.
John is responsible for the overall product strategy for vital wheat gluten products sold under the Heartland brand. He is focused on expanding PureField Ingredients’ current product offerings and strengthening relationships with customers that include many of the most iconic brands in the food and beverage industry.
He previously served as vice president of Ingredion Inc., a FORTUNE 500 company that manufactures specialty ingredients. He launched more than 20 new products at Ingredion, identified new strategic alliances and created new sales channels.
John received his undergraduate degree at Worcester University in Massachusetts and an MBA from Quinnipiac University in Connecticut.
Doug is a Kansas native who has been working at the food ingredients facility in Russell for more than 20 years. As manager, he plays an integral role in ensuring that PureField Ingredients produces safe, reliable and high-quality gluten for distribution to consumer food and pet food manufacturers.
A Kansas native, Mike has been working at the ethanol facility since it began operation. He literally helped build the plant and has managed its operations for more than a decade. Under his leadership, ethanol production has steadily increased to more than 50 million gallons a year.