Editor in chief for Dairy Foods, Jim Carper is an experienced business journalist who founded two business-to-business magazines, including one for food and beverage executives. He oversees the editorial operations of the magazine, website and newsletter and directs the social media interactions on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. firstname.lastname@example.org
Clay Detlefsen is senior vice president, regulatory and environmental affairs and staff counsel for the National Milk Producers Federations, Arlington, Va. Previously, he was a vice president at the International Dairy Foods Association, Washington, D.C.
"Dairy Detective" is written by Sharon Gerdes, a food industry consultant who works with the U.S. Manufacturing 26 Ingredient Marketing program at the U.S. Dairy Export Council to promote the use of dairy ingredients in food and beverage formulations.
Karen Giles-Smith is a registered dietitian in Michigan with 23 years experience in the field of nutrition including clinical dietetics, nutrition education, and broadcast and print communications. She earned a master of science in human nutrition from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, and a bachelor of science in food science and nutrition from Marygrove College, Detroit. Karen blogs at www.thewellnesswriter.com/blog.
Associate editor Sarah M. Kennedy has a diverse media background, which includes website editing, digital marketing and features writing. Her most recent experience includes managing a cooking and recipe website, where she handled content creation, blogging, newsletter production and social media. Previous professional experience includes Cision, where she was a research editor and features writer. Sarah is contributing to Dairy Foods magazine, the website and the newsletters, in addition to participating in the brand's social media channels. email@example.com
John A. Lucey is a professor of food science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and the director of the Center for Dairy Research.
Dairy Foods contributing columnist Gregory D. Miller, Ph.D,, is president of the Dairy Research Institute, Rosemont, Ill., and the executive vice president of the National Dairy Council.
Tom Suber contributes the "Global Insights" column for Dairy Foods. He is the president of the U.S. Dairy Export Council, Washington, D.C.
Phillip S. Tong, Ph.D., is Professor of Dairy Science at the Dairy Products Technology Center, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Calif.