Diamond V® announces a new member of the company’s Ruminant Team.
“It is my pleasure to introduce Jeff Wheeler, MS as the newest member of the Diamond V team,” says Kevin Larson, Director, National Accounts for Diamond V. “In his new role as a National Accounts Manager, Ruminant Field Technical Specialist, Jeff will be responsible for providing sales and technical leadership for our business in North America.”
Wheeler was raised on a dairy farm in Mansfield, PA and was active in dairy cattle showing and judging through 4-H, FFA, and the Junior Holstein Association. He attended the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, graduating with a BS in Dairy Science. After graduation, he was a Region Manager for Pennsylvania Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA) where he was involved with training and certifying supervisors in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Wheeler then continued his education at UGA and received his MS in Ruminant Nutrition. His experience at Athens included teaching in the classroom and laboratory and coaching the Dairy Judging Team.
After completing his Master's, Wheeler joined Farmland Industries as a Dairy Sales Manager, working in the Midwest. His experience at Farmland ranged from providing on-farm nutrition and technical support to supervising dairy consultants and managing a start-up business in Wisconsin. Most recently, he was a Key Accounts Manager for Zinpro Corporation providing strategic direction and value added support for dairy producers across the U.S. Wheeler resides near Millerton, PA.
"We could not be more excited to have Jeff provide leadership and strategic guidance for our business in North America,” Larson adds.
Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Diamond V is a leading global nutrition and health company, conducting research in many species, and manufacturing natural, fermentation-based, nutritional health products to improve animal health, animal performance, and food safety worldwide. More than 70 years of science, innovation, technology, and quality have earned Diamond V the reputation of The Trusted Experts in Nutrition and Health®. Contact Diamond V at 800.373.7234 or visit www.DiamondV.com.