Bruce R. Stillings, CFS
Bruce R. Stillings is currently President of his consulting firm: Food & Agriculture Consultants Inc. Prior to his current position, from 1993 to 1998 he was Senior Vice President of the American Cocoa Research Institute, Chocolate Manufacturers Association and National Confectioners Association. From 1992 to 1993 he was Deputy Assistant Secretary and Acting Assistant Secretary for Science & Education at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
He has had extensive experience in the food industry. From 1989 to 1992 he was Vice President R&D and Quality Assurance for Reckitt & Colman, Inc., and from 1973 to 1989 he held several positions with Nabisco including Vice President of R&D and Vice President of Technology.
Stillings received his BS degree from the University of Maine; MS and Ph.D. degrees from Penn State University, and completed a postdoctoral program at Cornell University and the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.
He has served in leadership positions in numerous professional organizations including Past President of the Institute and President of AACC International. He has also been active in community organizations including Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.