AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Beef Industry Council (IBIC) is excited to welcome Sharon Kline of State Center, Iowa as our new Accountant. Kline will be leading efforts in accounting and compliance for both national and state checkoff programs in Iowa.
IBIC Chairman Janine Moore comments, “The experience Sharon brings from her strong agricultural roots, passion for the beef industry and financial background will be assets to the organization. We are happy to have Kline working on behalf of both the national and state checkoff programs.”
Kline holds a bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University and nursing licensure from Marshalltown Community College. She has been involved in the dairy business her whole life working with her family near State Center, Iowa and equally involved in the beef industry. Before her employment with IBIC, Kline worked for West Marshall High School for 12 years and Mechdyne Corporation in the human resource and payroll departments.
Kline has three sons, 17-year-old twins who will be juniors this fall and a 13-year-old who will be in eighth grade. They are very involved in 4-H and FFA and enjoy showing cattle, pigs and sheep.
Kline joined the IBIC staff on August 19 and expressed, “I have a passion for the beef industry and look forward to this wonderful opportunity.”
“This role is critical in ensuring compliance and strong financial records with both national and state checkoff regulations,” comments Chris Freland, Executive Director of IBIC. “Having Kline working as part of our team with her background in the beef and dairy business as well as strong financial acumen will serve IBIC well into the future.”
Kline can be reached at the Iowa Beef Industry Council or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
— Iowa Beef Industry Council
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