The Wisconsin Pork Association has hired Keri Retallick as its new executive vice president. Retallick grew up on a diversified farm in Wisconsin. She received her bachelor’s of science degree in agriculture from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Retallick has worked extensively with on-farm programs, including analyses of farm operations, training programs and development of standards focusing on business sustainability aspects. Her experience in sustainability includes expertise in animal well-being, biosecurity, economic feasibility, environment, food safety and human resources. Throughout her 35 years of service in the food and agriculture industry, Retallick has led projects within the swine, beef, dairy and poultry industries.
“We’re excited to have Keri on board to assist in leading our efforts for Wisconsin’s pork industry,” says Jim Magolski, president of WPA.
In addition to her work at WPA, Retallick is an integral part of her family’s Angus seedstock operation in the rolling hills of southwest Wisconsin. Retallick and her husband, Kevin, have three grown daughters and one granddaughter. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, attending livestock shows, and traveling.
Retallick can be reached at email@example.com or 608-723-7551.