Management Team

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Bill Moore

President and CEO

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin with a B.S. in chemical engineering, Bill became a product development engineer for Procter & Gamble in 1985. After the unexpected death of his stepfather, Bill left P&G to lead his stepfather’s company, George Meyer Company. He developed a functional ability to process recycled starch products, while also recognizing a need by many companies in the food industry for a trusted and capable contract manufacturing partner. Over the last 25 years Bill has evolved the company to meet this need by providing blending, spray drying, extrusion, re-packing, and consumer packaging.

The company has expanded multiple times with facility additions in 1997, 2006, and 2013 including a new plant in Mooresville, Indiana. The latest addition in 2015 is the opening of the PacMoore Innovation Lab in Gridley, Illinois. PacMoore has also developed a farm in Uganda that employs hundreds of amaranth farmers while supporting the ancient grain market in the USA.

Bill’s energy and forward-thinking attitude have helped to spur this remarkable growth, not only in facilities but in sales and people as well. Employee transformation including spiritual development has defined the culture and the ability of the company to expand. The company employs 300 people, processes approximately 250 million pounds of ingredients each year and generates annual sales over $35 million.

Bill and his wife Susie live in Carmel, Indiana and worship at College Park Church.

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    Chris Bekermeier

    Vice President, Marketing

    Chris’ experience with Scott Paper and ConAgra has allowed him to sell and manage leading brands such as Scottissue®, Viva® Towels, Healthy Choice® and Butterball®. He received his B.S. in business management from Eastern Illinois University and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

      Pacmoore Food manufacturing employee Gary VanDelaarschot

      Gary VanDelaarschot

      Vice President, Sales

      Gary has been in Sales, Sales Leadership and Marketing Leadership for more than 30 years, working for Fortune 500 companies in the consumer products and medical device space. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a B.A. in Marketing.

        Pacmoore Food manufacturing employee Evan Rosen

        Evan Rosen

        Vice President, Food Safety and Quality Assurance

        Prior to joining PacMoore, Evan worked with Kari-Out Company, AIB International, and SAI Global with over 15 years of Quality Assurance experience across a broad range of food manufacturing sectors. He holds both a BA in Geography and Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY). He is an American Society for Quality (ASQ) certified HACCP and Quality auditor as well as a BRC Approved Training Provider.

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          David Lighthiser

          Vice President, Operations

          David joined PacMoore with more than 30 years of food manufacturing and supply chain experience working for Fortune 500 companies including Nestle Prepared Foods, Nestle Purina Pet Food and Starbucks Coffee Company. He graduated from Allegheny College with a B.S. in Physics.

            Pacmoore Food manufacturing company employee Bill McClure

            Bill McClure

            Lead Chaplain

            Serving as a spiritual advisor to the PacMoore team, Bill has consulted and led service-development with numerous domestic and international organizations. He earned his B.A. in Human Relations from Salem College and a Th.M. from Dallas Theological Seminary.

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              Scott Pothoven

              Global Manager of Employee Development

              Prior to joining PacMoore, Scott was a CFP® and owned a financial planning business working with over 400 clients and small businesses to help manage their financial assets. He holds a B.S. in business from Trinity Christian College.