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ATCHISON, Kan., Feb. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MGP Ingredients, Inc. (Nasdaq:MGPI), a leading supplier of premium distilled spirits and specialty wheat proteins and starches, announced today that Lynn Jenkins, former U.S. Representative from Kansas, has joined its board of directors.
Jenkins, a Certified Public Accountant, has 20 years’ experience in elected office assisting Kansas residents. She represented Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2009 until her retirement. Jenkins contributed her financial expertise as a member of the House Financial Services Committee for two years and on the House Ways and Means Committee for the last eight years.
Prior, she held offices in the Kansas Senate and Kansas House of Representatives.
“We are thrilled to have Lynn as our colleague on the MGP board,” said MGP Chairman Karen Seaberg. “Her financial acumen, combined with her deep understanding of state and federal government affairs, will be invaluable as we continue to position MGP for further growth and positive contributions to our communities and the industries we serve.”
Jenkins received degrees from Kansas State University and Weber State College in Utah.
Founded in 1941, MGP (Nasdaq: MGPI) is a leading supplier of premium distilled spirits and specialty wheat proteins and starches. Distilled spirits include bourbon and rye whiskeys, gins and vodkas, which are expertly crafted through a combination of art and science backed by a long history of experience. The company's proteins and starches are created in the same manner and provide a host of functional, nutritional and sensory benefits for a wide range of food products. MGP additionally is a top producer of high quality industrial alcohol for use in both food and non-food applications. The company is headquartered in Atchison, Kansas, where distilled alcohol products and food ingredients are produced. Premium spirits are also distilled and matured at the company’s facility in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. For more information, visit mgpingredients.com.
Contact: Jenell.Loschke, 913.367.1480
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