Green Bay, WI (PRWEB) January 28, 2014
Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd., is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Kathy Knutson as Project Manager. Kathy joins Cherney’s team with over 30 years of experience within academia and the food industry including 3 years as Outreach Manger for the National Center for Food Safety & Technology. She has worked extensively with universities, FDA, and the dairy industry after earning her master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Minnesota, respectively.
In 1992, Kathy worked as the lead instructor for the associate degree program, Food and Environmental Laboratory Technician, where she met Debra Cherney, Owner/President/Director of Microbiology at Cherney Micro who served on the program’s advisory committee. She spent 7 years as an instructor within the Wisconsin Technical College System before relocating to Chicago and joining the school system where she taught food science, biology and culinary arts. She has also designed and taught industry training and short courses related to microbiology and food safety for 10 years.
As Project Manager, Kathy is responsible for execution and delivery of long-term projects, research of new instrumentation and methods, and both internal and external technical training. Her leadership and vast industry experience will benefit Cherney’s customers as a seasoned technical resource.
“Kathy’s extensive knowledge of microbiology and training expertise will round out our senior technical team and allow us to accelerate strategic growth in the Consulting and Educational segments of our business.” said Brian Van De Water, General Manager. “She will be an integral member of the Leadership Team and continue to strengthen our dedication to providing outstanding customer service and helping customers mitigate risk.”
Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd., is a woman-owned contract laboratory specializing in microbiological testing, consulting and technical support for companies in across multiple industries. We utilize our knowledge to culture solutions by mitigating risk for our customer and consumers of their products. ISO 17025:2005 and ISO 17043:2010 accredited by A2LA, Cherney is the only science-based, woman-owned business in Wisconsin to achieve this respected benchmark. Cherney also holds WBENC (Women Business Enterprise) certification. A dedication to precision, accuracy & customer service is our benchmark.
About Cherney Microbiological Services
Cherney Microbiological Services, Ltd. provides testing and analyisis services to companies across the food industry. We are an ISO 17025 accredited food testing laboratory. Cherney Microbiological Services also provides nutritional analysis and microbiological testing services. Our partnership extends coast to coast with organizations who strive to produce safe, quality driven food for their consumers.