Dale E. Twomley

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Dale E. Twomley, PhD, is an American businessman, educator and author. He was the CEO of Worthington Foods, Inc. and was heavily involved in its sale to Kellogg.

Education[edit]

Twomley was born to a Seventh-day Adventist family in Michigan and attended an Adventist elementary school and [academy] for high school.[1] He received his bachelor's degree in business administration from Andrews University in Michigan, his MBA from the University of Tennessee and his Ph.D. in Administration from the University of Maryland.[1]

Worthington Foods[edit]

Dale Twomley was President and CEO of Worthington Foods, Inc from 1986 to 1999, when the company was acquired by Kellogg.[2] During his time in leadership, he oversaw negotiations to acquire Loma Linda Food Co. and the acquisition of property in Zanesville, Ohio and the construction of a plant on the property.[2]

Other activities[edit]

As of January 2015 Dale Twomley was the principal of Shenandoah Valley Academy. Previously, he was a co-chair of the President's Council of Andrews University in Michigan.[3] He had previously served as principal of a number of Seventh-day Adventist secondary institutions, including Shenandoah Valley Academy, and Mount Vernon Academy, as well as advisor to Takoma Academy. He is currently the CEO of Fletcher Academy, Inc. [4][5] In 1994, Twomley was considered for the Presidency of Andrews University and was one of six finalists for the position.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Us / Meet our Faculty / Dale E. Twomley, MBA, PhD". Fletcher Academy. Fletcher Academy. Archived from the original on July 26, 2011. Retrieved October 8, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Byrd, Alita. "50 Years selling Choplets". Spectrum. Adventist Forums. Retrieved May 23, 2010. 
  3. ^ Andrews University. "President's Council". Andrews University. Archived from the original on May 27, 2010. Retrieved May 23, 2010. 
  4. ^ Anderson, Shane (2009), How to Kill Adventist Education: And How to Give It a Fighting Chance, Review and Herald Publishing Association, ISBN 978-0-8280-2419-8, Page 99, "At both Mount Vernon Academy and Shenandoah Valley Academy Dale Twomley proved to be the leader required." 
  5. ^ "Million-dollar Renovation Project Brings" (PDF), TA Tidings, pp. 4–5, February 2010, archived from the original (PDF) on July 20, 2011, retrieved May 23, 2010 
  6. ^ "Andrews University Invites Andreasen to Presidency". Adventist Today. March 15, 1994. Archived from the original on December 6, 2010. Retrieved May 23, 2010.