Dr. Jeff Galle

President, Global Pork Production Enterprises, Ltd.

Dr. Jeff Galle earned his Ph.D. in Animal Science from the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign, and has over thirty years experience as an animal science professor at John Wood Community College (JWCC).

Dr. Galle has been awarded Professor Emeritus status by JWCC upon his retirement from the college in the summer of 2010.

Having served as a member of the National Pork Board, Dr. Galle has been and continues to be a foresightful leader not only for GPPE, but also the U. S. Pork industry.

As Founder and President of GPPE, Ltd., Dr. Galle’s responsibilities are all inclusive from overseeing all aspects of project creation, procurement, strategic planning, implementation and project monitoring, to the general oversight of all operations.

Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Animal Sciences, University of Illinois – 2006
  • Master of Science, Agriculture Education, Southern Illinois University – 1985
  • Bachelor of Science, Agriculture Education, Western Illinois University – 1978
  • Associate of Science, University Parallel, Black Hawk College – East Campus – 1976

Experience:

  • July 1, 2008 – Present
    Global Pork Production Enterprises, Ltd., – President
  • April 1, 2002 – Present
    John Wood Community College – Director, Agricultural Programs
  • July 1, 1985 – March 30, 2002
    John Wood Community College – Coordinator, Swine Program
  • July 1, 1980 – June 30, 1985
    John Wood Community College – Herdsman/Facilitator, Swine Program
  • August 1, 1979 – June 30, 1980
    Western Illinois University – Faculty Assistant, Agriculture Department
  • August 1, 1978 – June 30, 1979
    Western Illinois University – Graduate Assistant, Agriculture Department

Honors, Awards, and Activities:

2006: Elected/Appointed-National Pork Board, Director
2005: Sabbatical Leave- University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign
2003: Outstanding Region IV NAAE Post-Secondary Ag Program
2000: President, Illinois Pork Producers Association
1999: President Elect, Illinois Pork Producers Association
1998: Vice President/Treasurer, Illinois Pork Producers Association
1997-98: District 9 Director, Illinois Pork Producers Association
1994-95: Sabbatical Leave – University of Illinois, Urbana/Champaign
1991: Outstanding Agribusiness Club Alumni Award, Black Hawk East
1989-90: Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program, Graduate, Class of 1990
1988: Faculty of the Year, John Wood Community College
1987-88: President, Illinois Association Community College Ag Instructors Association
1987: National Award – Outstanding Program in Ag Instruction Technology
1985: Education Award Recipient, Illinois Pork Producers Association
1983-85: President, Pike County Pork Producers
1981: Distinguished Service Award, WIU Hoof-n-Horn Club

International Travel and Consulting:

  • Argentina
  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • China
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Holland
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Laos
  • Madagascar
  • Russia
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Ukraine

Contact Information:

Global Pork Production Enterprises, Ltd
Dr. Jeff Galle, President
625 Cherry St.
Pittsfield, IL 62363 USA
Phone:  ++1.217.779.8814
galle@gppeltd.com