David McDonald serves as the CEO and the president of OSI Group, LLC. David also worked as the OSI Industries Project Manager. He is also the North American Meat Institute Chairman and a member of the board of trustees of OSI Group. Mr. Donald is currently serving as the ISO international foods Pty Limited director.
Raised and born on a farm in the Northeast Iowa, Mr. David graduated in 1987 from the Lowa State University. David is the recipient of the outstanding senior award known as Wallace E. Barron and has an Animal Science Bachelor’s degree. Upon graduating, he started career at OSI industries and grew his knowledge and skills to become the chief operating officer and the president.
Due to his interest in using resources to impact Lowa University, David is active in the initiative of Agricultural Entrepreneurship. In 2011, he arranged an OSI facilities visit for some students who are currently employed at the OSI Company. Additionally, OSI helps students to gain experience by giving them internship opportunities.
McDonald has supported his fraternity of Alpha Gamma Rho through funding in the form of scholarship. When creating fundraising campaign for the AGR house of Lowa state, David was among the first to support it. Furthermore, Donald has played a significant role in Marvin J. Walter naming which is an AGR Fraternity Arena in brand new Deb and Jeff Hansen Agriculture learning center for students.
Apart from his dedicated involvement in Lowa State, David allocates some of his time to St. Michael parish located in Wheaton III. Donald is currently serving as the chairman for a firm known as American Meat Institute. In 2004, David was awarded ‘Young Alumni Award’ for the ISU Alumni Associations which marked a gratifying kind of relationship with that association. David and his wife Malinda have been blessed with six children. His first two children are currently studying at Lowa State while the remaining four are likely to join the university later.
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