Angie Echols is local to the area, residing in Monticello, MN. She is the Food Security & Regulatory Compliance Manager at Bay State Milling Company, a food ingredient manufacturing company, with 9 US and 1 Canada location. She has worked in several areas of the business during her 24 years at the company, including by-product sales, grain accounting, and currently corporate quality. Her area of oversight includes ensuring compliance to FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act, Sanitary Transport, supplier and ingredient hazard analysis, and managing various food safety programs and product certifications (organic, non-GMO, BRC). Her education includes a Master of Science degree in Quality Assurance specializing in Manufacturing, Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Business Administration (minor in Psychology), and an Integrated Food Systems Leadership Program Certificate.