For over 25 years we have been focused on our mission of driving competitiveness for food processors, manufacturers, and agribusiness through a unique blend of business solutions, innovation and technical expertise.
We work with our partners and clients guided by our values of integrity, passion, and commitment.
What makes working with us different is our unique ability as a non-profit to deliver solutions and support innovation through direct services as well as vast resources of an extensive network, including the Ohio MEP, delivering valuable interactions and quantifiable impact.
MEET THE TEAM
President & CEO
Vice President, Finance and Administration
Shari Plimpton, Ph.D.
Vice President, Director of Food Industry Programs
Vice President, Director of Manufacturing
Food Safety & Operations Program Manager
Business Development and Manufacturing Specialist
Program Manager – Advanced Food Technology
Small Business Development Specialist
Strategic Marketing Manager
Account Clerk and Human Resources
Project Manager –
Program Manager – Industry 4.0
CIFT Governing Board