Ron Vail has over 35 years in the food industry and having held positions in Quality, Manufacturing, and Procurement. Ron graduated from Colorado State University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and began his food career with AIB as a Field Inspector. His career progressed through the food industry where he held positions with various international food companies as Quality Assurance Manager, Plant Sanitarian, Manager of Food Safety Systems, and Vice President of Supply Chain. His most recent experience has been the Director, GFSI Education, Senior Director, AIBI Certification Services, a BRCGS and SQF auditor. Ron's experience has included worldwide consulting, education and training for development and implementation of HACCP, Food Safety pre-requisite programs and food safety schemes for BRCGS, SQF and FSSC 22000. ACET Global Consulting, LLC exists to provide the food industry with practical and effective support for development and implementation of food safety programs that will enhance food processing reliability and optimize operations. ACET Global Consulting, LLC partners and Global Alliances have worldwide experience in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Latin/South America, China, Malaysia, and Europe with food safety consulting, training, educating and auditing. Our range of food processing experience includes snacks, produce, baked goods, meat, poultry, and confections, storage and distribution, beverage, blended food ingredients, animal feed and animal food, grain handling, grain milling, packaging including corrugation, press board and PET containers.