B. J. Bench, Dr.

Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance for the Animal Nutrition Group | Tyson Foods

B. J.  Bench, Dr.

B.J. Bench - Dr. B.J. Bench is the Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance for the Animal Nutrition Group at Tyson Foods, Inc. He joined the team in March 2017. Before transitioning to the Animal Nutrition Group, B.J. served as the Senior Chemist for the company where he was responsible for chemistry operations in multiple locations and oversaw research and development for method enhancements/developments. B.J. received his B.S. in Chemistry from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Ph.D. from Texas A&M University, and was a NIH post-doctoral fellow at The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation. B.J. has been happily married to his wife Lara for over six year and they have two biological daughters, Madi and Kate, four and one years old, respectively. They are also raising their cousin Lauren, who is seventeen.



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