Sam Krouse is an agribusiness marketing leader with more than 10 years of experience in economic development, marketing, and customer relations. After graduating from St. Olaf College, Sam went to work as the International Trade Program Manager for the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, helping Indiana companies find new business abroad.
In 2014, he graduated from the University of Michigan with an MBA in marketing and began working for ConAgra Brands as an Associate Brand Manager. In 2016, Sam returned to Indiana with his wife, Amy, to begin his career in the family business.
Today, Sam is the Vice President of Business Development for MPS Egg Farms, responsible for all sales and marketing for the company. Sam is a member of the American Egg Board and sits on the United Egg Producers’ Government Affairs Committee.
Dan Krouse is part of the sixth generation of his family to practice agriculture in North Manchester, Indiana, where he also lives with his wife and son.
Before returning home to work for MPS, Dan earned a Bachelor of Arts from DePauw University in 2007 and worked as a geologist for Pason Systems. Later, he helped independent farmers raise veal calves as part of Strauss Veal Feeds. In 2013, Dan earned his MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and returned to MPS as a complex manager.
Today, he is the Vice President of Operations at MPS Egg Farms and is proud to work alongside his father and brother. Dan is the chairman of the Indiana State Poultry Association and a member of the United Egg Producers' Environmental Affairs Committee.
Bob Krouse joined the egg industry in 1983 as general manager of Mentone Egg Products, a new venture for MPS at the time. In 1987, he was named Vice President of Sales for MPS Egg Farms. He was promoted to his current position in 1995.
Bob currently serves on the board of directors for United Egg Producers (UEP) and is a former chairman for the organization. During his tenure as chairman, Bob played a key role in the development of UEP’s animal welfare guidelines, a set of standards that the industry continues to follow today. He is also a member and former president of the Indiana State Egg Board, a director for the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association, and a former chairman of the United Egg Association.
Bob earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from DePauw University in 1977, and an MBA in marketing from Indiana University in 1980.