Experience & Credentials

John E. Wolgemuth, Chairman of the Board 

39 years of service with AGWAY, Inc., a Syracuse, NY based Fortune 200 food and farm supply cooperative.  As Corporate Director of Safety, was responsible for the Corporatewide Safety Management Program including: employee training, OSHA compliance and loss control programs for 8,000+ employees at over 900 locations.

56 years experience in Agribusiness  22 years in Safety and Loss Control

Past member of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) and Chairman of the Safety and Health Committee (1993-94)

Member of Northeast Ag & Feed Alliance

Member of PENNAG Industries Association (Member of Feed & Grain Council)

Member of National Safety Council

Member of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)

Member of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Charter Trustee of NYS Rural Health and Safety Council

Authored Safety & Loss Control section of American Feeds Industry Association´┐Żs Feed Management Technology IV, the most comprehensive manual on feed manufacturing in the world

Member of National Health & Safety Advisory Committee of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA).  Chairman of BSA Risk Management Committee, PA Dutch Council 

Member of Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce Safety & Health Committee




Mark Wolgemuth, President & COO


Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Eisenhower College, Seneca Falls, NY


Authorized OSHA Instructor


26 years experience in Agribusiness with 15 years experience with a large New York based farm cooperative


Operations Manager for 18 feed manufacturing plants, dealt with production, transportation, quality control and regulatory compliance


Operations Manager and Propane Zone Manager for Petroleum division