Dan Simmons Feed Industry Recruiter

About Dan

Feed Industry Recruiter

Dan Simmons
Feed Industry Recruiter

Dan founded Continental Search in 1996 after working for a local employment agency for five years.  In 2002, Dan began recruiting for feed manufacturers, recruiting sales reps, nutritionists and feed mill managers.  Since then Dan has focused on animal agriculture to become a top Feed Industry Recruiter.

Dan now fills executive positions within the feed industry and leads a team of specialists who focus on poultry, swine, beef, dairy and feed manufacturing.  Dan is a Certified Personnel Consultant and a member of the National Association of Personnel Services.

Dan is proud to have been an invited speaker on recruiting and careers in the animal sciences for many organizations and universities including:

  • The Kalmbach Feeds Agribusiness Conference (2018) Invited Speaker
  • The Northeast Collegiate Dairy Challenge (2017) Keynote Speaker
  • University of Delaware (2008 -2017) Invited Speaker – Careers in Animal Agriculture
  • University of Maryland (2016 – 2018) Invited Speaker – Careers in Animal Agriculture
  • ARPAS – Washington DC Chapter (2008) Keynote Speaker
  • Midwest ADSA/ASAS Joint Meeting (2011) Panelist
  • AMSA (2008 & 2009) Invited Speaker on Careers and Recruiting
  • Top Echelon Network – America’s leading placement network (2005) Keynote with Jim Hipskind

Significant Recruiting Projects

  • President for a major feed supplement company (promoted to Global President)
  • Director of R & D and Marketing for Top 5 feed manufacturer
  • Director of Nutrition for various regional feed companies
  • Purchasing Director for a major feed company (promoted to Global Director)
  • Regional Sales Managers for feed manufacturers
  • Business Managers for national and global feed supplement companies
  • Corporate and field nutritionists working in dairy, equine, poultry and swine for feed companies and suppliers

Dan is a member of these fine organizations

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Life before Continental Search

Dan began his career in the retail industry.

Life outside being a Feed Industry Recruiter

When not working you will find Dan enjoying time on the beach or golf course near his home outside Bethany Beach, Delaware or in Disney World.

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