The National Institute of Oilseed Products is an international trade association with the principal objective of promoting the general business welfare of persons, firms, and corporations engaged in the buying, selling, processing, shipping, storage and use of vegetable oils and raw materials.

For over 80 years, NIOP has served the needs of its international membership representing a variety of trades. The list includes importers and exporters, samplers and weighers, transportation operators, brokers, testing laboratories, storage tank operators, processors, refiners, food manufacturers, insurance companies, soap and cosmetic firms and coconut and palm plantation operators. Approximately 120 member firms in 15 countries support NIOP with their membership.

Member Benefits



Glenn Ginalick



Andy Seagren

Second Vice President

Ventura Foods LLC

Brian Owens


Stratas Foods

Leigh Wickersham

Executive Director

Associations Plus

Scott Wickersham

Association Staff

Associations Plus

Claude Jones

Board Member

Francis-Mustoe & Company

Mitch Kilanowski

Board Member

Darling Ingredients

Brandon Mortensen

Board Member

BNSF Railway

David Nadasi

Board Member


John Dillard | Attorney

NIOP General Counsel


Keith Bryan

Board Member

Procter & Gamble Company

John Healy

Board Member

Columbus Vegetable Oils

Changjian Ji

Board Member

Cargill, Inc.

Scott Peterson

Board Member

Odin Marine Group, LLC

Liam Rogers

Board Member

Hudson Tank Terminals Corporation

Ryan Simeral

Board Member

MPB Commodities, Inc.

Nathan Smithson

Board Member

Moving Parts LLC

Craig Mullen

Immediate Past President

Bridgewell Agribusiness, LLC