Supplier Profile
Supplier Profile: Rich Kendrick, Great Plains Analytical Laboratory

Company: Great Plains Analytical Laboratory

Position: Vice President - Business and Development

Born: Nov. 5 in Arkansas City, KS.

Time with company/industry: 6/30+.

Family: Wife, Debbie; sons, Kyle and Tyson; two grandchildren.

Education: Cowley College, Arkansas City; Southwestern College, Winfield, KS.

Favorite hobbies/interests: Playing golf and spending time with the grandkids.

Favorite sports team: Kansas City Chiefs.

Favorite places to eat on the road: Mexican or Italian restaurants.

Favorite vacation spot: Anywhere that has a beach.

Best mentors: Besides my parents, Bud and Peggy, my father-in-law Bill Patterson was chief chemist at Dixie Portland Flour Mills. He introduced me to the flour milling world. Bob Pudden and Ron Moline also were great role models and leaders.

If I wasn’t in the milling industry, I would: Be in the education field.

From Fourth Quarter 2021 Milling Journal