Jill Resler was named the next Chief Executive Officer of the Minnesota Pork Board and Minnesota Pork Producers Association. Jill will take over for Dave Preisler who served in the role for over 28 years. Jill has been with Minnesota Pork since 2009 serving in many roles most recently as Chief Operating Officer overseeing Minnesota Pork Checkoff programs and staff development.

"After a national, farmer led search process, we're excited to announce Jill Resler as our next CEO. Jill has demonstrated a passion for the pork industry, skilled leadership as a visionary, and has unmatched organizational skills; she is deeply respected by Minnesota pig farmers and partners inside and out of the pork industry. Jill has the leadership, foresight, integrity, and work ethic to be successful as our next CEO," says John Anderson, MPPA President and farmer from Belgrade, Minnesota.

Jill grew up on a farm in Southwestern Minnesota and she still actively farms with her family on a row crop and cattle farm. She lives with husband Steve and their three daughters on their livestock and row crop farm in rural Owatonna. Click on the link and listen to Jill discuss her new role with Minnesota Pork.