Company: Ozpolat Grain Processing Technologies
Position: Sales and Marketing Director
Born: Dec. 8 in Gaziantep, Turkey.
Years with company/industry: 6/30.
Family: Wife, Aylin; son, Atlas.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and master’s degree in economics and finance from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.
Favorite hobbies/interests: Off-roading, picnics, and listening to jazz records at home.
Favorite sports teams: Gaziantep Football Club and St. Louis Cardinals.
Favorite place to eat on the road: Whenever I travel, I specifically taste local food. Any kind of food is welcome, except for insects.
Favorite vacation spot: Cologne, Germany in winter and Istanbul, Turkey in spring.
Best mentor: My dad, Ali, and uncle, Serif, believe knowledge is not to be kept for ourselves; it is to be shared. They always try to guide me and always have my back.
View this review and more in the Milling Journal 2Q 2021 magazine.