Speaker Bio

David Smith

Operations Manager, Hiland Dairy Foods

After graduating from Oklahoma State University with a bachelor's degree in food science, David began his career as an intern at Farm Fresh Dairy in Chandler, Oklahoma. After his internship ended, he was promoted several times, serving as supervisor of the dairy's trainee program, supervisor of sanitation, and production manager. When Hiland Dairy acquired Farm Fresh Dairy, Smith remained production manager of Hiland's Chandler processing plant for 13 years. He currently serves as the plant's operations manager.