Members of the ABE Advisory Board represent businesses, organizations and state and government agencies related to the departmental degree programs. This board provides feedback and advice on matters relating to curriculum, student recruitment, and departmental goals and objectives.
Aavudai Anandhi – Assistant Professor, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Biological Systems Engineering (BSE)
College of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Benjamin Banneker Technology Building C - Room 12
1409 Wahnish Way
Tallahassee, FL 32307
Del Bottcher, P.E. – President, Soil and Water Engineering Technology, Inc.
Del Bottcher, P.E.
Soil and Water Engineering Technology, Inc.
3448 NW 12th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32605
- Joe Collins, P.E. – Vice President, Lykes Brothers, Inc.
- Mike Ferrari – Ferrari Innovation Solutions LLC
Evan Frisch – Senior Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy and Productivity, Keurig Dr. Pepper
Senior Vice President – Supply Chain Strategy and Productivity
Keurig Dr. Pepper
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Forrest Izuno – Professor and Head, Southern Research and Outreach Center
Professor and Head
Southern Research and Outreach Center
35838 120th Street
Waseca, MN 56093
Charlie Messina – Distinguished Fellow, Corteva Agriscience Research and Development
Corteva Research & Development
7300 NW 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
Allison Mica – Bacardi OC Project Manager
Bacardi OC Project Manager
12200 N. Main Street
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Alicia Modenbach – Lecturer and Student Coordinator Services, University of Kentucky
Alicia Modenbach, Ph.D., P.E.
Lecturer, Student Coordinator Services
University of Kentucky
College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
102 Charles E. Barnhart Building
Lexington, KY 40546-0276
Vertigo Moody – Chair, Department of Natural Sciences, Santa Fe College
Vertigo Moody, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Natural Sciences
Santa Fe College
3000 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32606
Eldon Muller – Worldwide Safety, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Anthony Shun – Director of Business Development, Malnove Packaging Solutions Inc.
Director of Business Development
Malnove Packaging Solutions Inc.
Gary Stutte – President and CEO, SyNRGE, LLC
President and CEO
505 Odyssey Way, Suite 206
Exploration Park, FL 32953
Cristian Toma, Ph.D. – Founder and Chief Science Officer, Kalera Inc.
Cristian Toma, Ph.D.
Founder and Chief Science Officer
P.O. Box 619428
8440 Tradeport Dr., Suite 102
Orlando, FL 32827
Evan Shane Williams, Ph.D., P.E. – Stormwater Engineer, Alachua County Environmental Protection
Evan Shane Williams, Ph.D., P.E.
Alachua County Environmental Protection Department
408 W. University Ave., Suite 106
Gainesville, FL 32601
Jeff Yenisch – Senior Packaging Engineer, Refresco North America
Senior Packaging Engineer
Breakfast & Snacking Sovos Brands
168 Centennial Pkwy Ste 200
Louisville, CO 80027