Kansas Wheat Staff

  • Justin Gilpin

    Chief Executive Officer

    Justin Gilpin became Kansas Wheat CEO September 1, 2009. Gilpin is a graduate of Kansas State University’s Milling Science program within the Department of Grain Science and Industry. Before joining...

  • Rob Berard

    Director of Finance and Human Resources

    Rob Berard joined the Kansas Wheat staff in August 2021.

  • Marsha Boswell

    Vice President of Communications

    Marsha Boswell, Vice President of Communications, coordinates and implements communications strategies for Kansas Wheat.

  • Cindy Falk

    Nutrition Educator

    Cindy Falk began at the Kansas Wheat Commission in 1985 as a volunteer "Speak for Wheat" spokesperson and part-time nutritionist from 1989 to 1994. Cindy is responsible for developing the annual KWC...

  • Aaron Harries

    Vice President of Research and Operations

    Aaron Harries has been with Kansas Wheat since July 2006. Prior to joining Kansas Wheat he was employed by the Kansas Grain and Feed Association in Topeka for 10 years. While at KGFA, he also had...

  • Julie Owens

    Office Manager

    Julie Owens rejoined Kansas Wheat as Office Manager in October, 2005 after spending several years on staff at Kansas State University in the Department of Grain Science and in the Communications...

  • Taylor Williamson

    Taylor Williamson

    Director of Governmental Affairs

    Taylor Williamson joined the Kansas Wheat staff in January 2019 as the Director of Governmental Affairs. He received his bachelor's degree in Agricultural Economics, Specialty in Political Science,...