2019 Raley’s as Chief Operating Officer in 2015 and was named President & Chief Executive Officer in 2018. Knopf leads and oversees the company’s long-term strategy, while implementing Raley’s purpose to adapt their stores to help change the way their customers and the world eats, one plate at a time. Knopf is passionate about supporting Raley’s customers on their individual health journey. Knopf believes in servant leadership, supporting individual development to help unlock team members’ passion and purpose. He is involved in the community as an Executive Board member for the Bay Area Council. Knopf graduated from St. Louis University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and earned a master’s degree in business adminis- tration. Knopf is recognized as a Fortune 200 leader with over 25 years of retail experience. He began his career with The May Department Stores Company, where he held leader- ship roles in store operations, merchandise planning, information technology, and finance. He led annual busi- ness planning and strategy for the Victoria’s Secret division of Limited Brands. Most recently, Keith led the retail operations and omni-channel store integration at Kohl’s. EXPO WORKSHOPS ■ ■ Connecting Technology Innovators with Food Processors: Fresno State’s Bluetech Valley Program Jeff Macon and Helle Peterson, CSU Fresno ■ ■ The Top Five Mistakes that Cost Employers Millions Alden Parker, Fischer & Phillips LLP ■ ■ How to Protect Your Company from Food Labeling Litigation Anthony Sampson, Arnold & Porter LLC ■ ■ Where Can We Hire or Train the Workers We Need to Run Our Plant? Gurminder Sangha, Deputy Sector Navigator - Advanced Manufacturing, California Community College System ■ ■ Lessons Learned in Regional Water Board Permitting Rob Beggs, Brown & Caldwell ■ ■ What You Need to Know About New GMO Labeling Rules Natalie Rainer, Keller & Heckman ■ ■ How to Choose and Work with a Third-Party Laboratory Thomas Jones, Safe Food Alliance ■ ■ Food Byproducts as a Resource: Novel Research Efforts at UC Davis Dr. Ned Spang, UC Davis Department of Food Science and Technology For more information about the Expo and to register to attend or exhibiit, visit www.foodprocessingexpo.org. Expo Sponsors Thank you to our generous sponsors for Food Processing Expo 2019. Sponsors are current as of mid-November 2018. Agrian, Inc., Bank of America Merrill Lynch, J.G. Boswell Tomato Company, LLC, LANGGUTH CORP., The Morning Star Packing Company, Scholle IPN, Silgan Containers, LLC, Stanislaus Food Products, USI Insurance Services LLC, Zenith Insurance Company