ABS Global, Inc. has named Cara Biely the progeny promotions intern, Jordan Simonson the advertising and promotions intern and Tiffany Langteau the dairy performance program intern for the summer of 2012.
As the progeny promotions intern, Cara Biely will be responsible for tracking and preparing ABS Global progeny for picturing opportunities. She will also help to coordinate daughter tours.
"We are very excited about the expertise Cara will bring to ABS. She has been very involved in the dairy industry and we welcome her perspective in dairy genetics," stated Josey Morris, U.S. progeny promotions supervisor.
Biely has a wide array of experiences in the dairy industry, including being an owner of Car-Cor Holsteins with her brother. She is attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in dairy science where she was the dairy science communications and marketing intern. She participates in various student organizations including Badger Dairy Club, the Association of Women in Agriculture and the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA).
As the advertising and promotions intern, Jordan Simonson will be responsible for various outreach initiatives aimed at sharing the ABS story with dairy farmers across the globe.
"Jordan will be instrumental in executing many marketing tactics this summer," stated Brenda Gilbertson, advertising and promotions manager. "He empowers a strong passion for marketing with industry knowledge and we are eager to utilize Jordan's skills while he gains experience to supplement his education."
Simonson is a junior majoring in life sciences communication and agricultural and applied economics from UW-Madison. He previously was the communications intern for UW Discovery Farms and works during the school year as the student marketing assistant for CALS Career Services. This past year he was a part of the UW-Madison NAMA Marketing Team where they placed fourth at nationals with their plan to market an artificial insemination product.
As the dairy performance program intern, Tiffany Langteau will be responsible for developing educational tools for the ABS sales force related to Genetic Management Services (GMS), Technical Services and uddercare solutions.
"Tiffany is a great addition as the dairy performance program intern. With her many experiences at a breed association and her family farm, she will bring new ideas to the GMS, technical and reproductive services areas to better service customers and increase herd profitability," said Emily Novinske, Data Manager.
Langteau is a junior majoring in dairy science and agricultural marketing and communications from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. She was the intern for the National Red and White Dairy Cattle Association and is the marketing manager for Cinn-Apple Holsteins. She is very active in the UW-River Falls Dairy Club and an active member of the Red and White Dairy Cattle Association.