Donald L. Burge, Jr. is the Vice President of Customer Service for Ab E Discovery, LLC.
Dr. Burge joined the Ab E Discovery team in July 2016. He has extensive experience within and outside the poultry industry. Dr. Burge previously held R&D and/or Quality Assurance positions totaling 25 years at OK Foods, ConAgra, Cargill, Wayne Farms, and GNP Company within the poultry industry. He also served as a principle scientist in the food processing equipment industry for STEIN/FMC for five years. Dr. Burge has a BS from Purdue University, MS from Clemson University, and Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Burge has extensive process development and improvement experience including the role of Six Sigma Master Black Belt at GNP Company. Don also helps teach short courses on Thermal Processing and Process Control at The Ohio State University annually.