Richard Galloway

EXPERTISE: Food Science: Oil

Richard Galloway is president of Galloway and Associates, LLC, a business consulting firm serving domestic and foreign agricultural processing, vegetable oil refining and grain handling industries. He is currently lead consultant for two major initiatives of the United Soybean Board to improve the nutrition of soybean oil and the feed value of soybean meal and to increase the protein and oil level of soybeans grown in the northern U.S. soybean belt. In association with USB, he is a consultant to the QUALISOY Board, a collaborative effort among the soybean industry to help market the development and availability of trait-enhanced soybeans, including the recently released low linolenic soy. He is also co-editor of Soybeans: Chemistry, Production, Processing, and Utilization, a widely used reference book published by the American Oil Chemists Society.

Richard has more than 30 years experience in the oilseed processing and vegetable oil refining industries with Gold Kist of Atlanta and Quincy Soybean Company of Quincy, IL. For seven years he has provided consulting services to the oilseed and refining industries in the US and Latin America.

When he was with Quincy Soybean Company from 1979 through 1998, he served as the executive vice president and was a member of the board of directors. His responsibilities included marketing, risk management, and strategic planning for three soybean processing plants, two vegetable oil refineries, two soybean lecithin plants, an edible oil packaging plant, three river grain terminals and 18 interior grain elevators in the Midwest and Midsouth. During his time there, he created and provided oversight of three joint ventures. Richard also served as the
chairman-elect for the National Oilseed Processing Association.

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