Product Developers, Management, Sales & Marketing, Research Staff, Regulators, Academics, Students
Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
Member Registration Fee:
06/05/10 12:00 AM
Sue Goll is an agricultural consultant with over 25 years of experience as a cash grain merchandiser and futures industry participant. She worked at A.E. Staley for over six years as a grain merchandiser, trading soybeans, soymeal and corn out of the Des Moines, Iowa soybean processing plant, and the Lafayette, Indiana wet milling corn plant. As Grain Division Manager in Lafayette, Indiana, Ms. Goll oversaw grain merchandising, basis trading, truck and rail logistics, contracting with specialty corn growers and originated corn for two wet milling plants. She also managed offsetting hedge and spread strategies for the Lafayette futures position. Ms. Goll also worked for the CBOT for six years where she traveled worldwide teaching the use of agricultural futures and options markets. She traveled extensively to Asia, as well as Europe, working with producers and commercial businesses as they learned to apply futures and options markets to their cash market activities. Additionally, Ms. Goll specialized in the writings of educational materials and authored booklets for the commercial hedger, her primary focus being the practical use and application of futures and options markets. Ms. Goll is currently a self-employed consultant. In this capacity, she works with domestic and foreign businesses teaching cash/physical market fundamentals, the practical use of futures and options, and writing technical materials for publication. She has clients in multiple countries including South East Asia, Asia, South Africa, Europe, South America, and the United States. Over her career, Ms. Goll has been a member of various Grain and Feed organizations and the National Grain and Feed Association. Ms. Goll is a graduate in Agricultural Economics from The Ohio State University. She graduated with honors, was a member of Towers Honorary and Sigma Alfa professional agricultural sorority. Ms. Goll may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amilcar Velho Caputo
Sr Prod Dev Scientist
Amilcar is a food scientist with a nutrition background and more than 12 years of experience in the food industry. He worked as a dietician in a Southern Brazilian hospital for 2 years prescribing diets for in-patients and currently works as a Senior Product Development Scientist at Target Corporation. During his brief career as a nutritionist, Amilcar observed that good-tasting and nutritious food products were lacking in the market and began looking for an opportunity to have the chance to actually develop such products. Amilcar started his graduate studies in the US in 1999 and received his Master’s degree in Food Science and Nutrition and MBA from Chapman University respectively in January of 2002 and May 2008. He is currently attending Culinary school at the American Institute International in Minneapolis. Amilcar became a professional member of the IFT in 2005 and is married with 2 children, Nicole and Philip and lives in the Twin-Cities area with his wife Vivianne. As a native from Brazil, Amilcar enjoys playing and watching soccer and spending his free time with his kids.
Ellen F Bradley, CFS
Principal Food Scientist
River City Food Grp
Ellen has been the principle of her own consulting firm for the past 10 years. She specializes in new product development, and labeling for local, regional and international clients. She is active on local, regional and national IFT committees. Prior to founding her business, Ellen held leadership positions at Stone Mill Foods (acquired by Reser’s Fine Foods). As Stone Mill Food’s Head of Research & Development, she developed refrigerated salads, dips, desserts and side dishes managed the Quality Assurance team, led the development of the HACCP program as well as the recall program, developed all product labeling and participated as a member of the executive team. Prior to Stone Mill Foods, Ellen developed new dry mix soups, sauces and beverages for Boyd Coffee Company. She holds a degree in Food Science from Oregon State University.