Charlie started his career at Standard Process in 1983 doing various summer jobs, including hand-weeding the beet fields on the farm. In 1986, while studying electrical engineering at Marquette University (MU), Charlie had the opportunity to help design the manufacturing plant in Palmyra.
He graduated from MU in 1988 with a bachelors of science degree in electrical engineering and joined Standard Process full time in 1989 as a plant engineer. Charlie spent the next several years managing the engineering side of the production facility. In 1993, he became executive vice president until 1995 when he was elected president by the Board of Directors. In 1996, the DuBois family became the third generation of the family to own Standard Process.
Charlie completed his masters of science degree in engineering management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering in 1998. Charlie is honored to be the leader of a company that is committed to carrying on our founding father Dr. Royal Lee's philosophy so that health care professionals and their patients will continue to receive the best in whole food nutrition.
Vice President Administration
In 1991, Mary chose to join her family in the management of Standard Process. She was excited to hold a corporate role in a company that had been a part of her life.
In June 1991, Mary became the company's first public relations director. The following year, she was promoted to vice president of marketing.
In 1996, Mary was happy to become one of the owners of Standard Process as she joined her family in assuming complete ownership of the company. Mary's management role was furthered as she assumed the position of vice president-administration in 1998. In this position and as an owner of Standard Process, Mary is enthused by her opportunity to help take the company to new levels of achievement, while maintaining the high standards of the company's founder, Dr. Royal and Evelyn Lee, and later confirmed by her parents, Frank and Sylvia DuBois.