Bob Riley, Riley Resource Group and Feed Energy, was presented Iowa Poultry Association's highest honor, the Hall of Fame Award during the IPA Fall Festival on September 20. "On behalf of President JT Dean, the Iowa Poultry Association board, the Fall Festival Committee and the entire membership, I am honored to present Bob Riley the 2017 Iowa Poultry Association Hall of Fame award," said Kevin Stiles, Iowa Poultry Association Executive Director.
Stiles added, "Bob is a passionate board member and a key advocate for the IPA strategic planning initiative, and efforts to work toward an Iowa Poultry Association that provides greater value for the industry and our members."
Bob Riley has worked for more than 40 years in the fats and oil processing industry in many capacities. He has been involved in domestic and international sales and marketing, laboratory supervision, research and development, as well as executive and corporate management.
Bob is active in many professional, state and community organizations including: Iowa Innovation Corp, which he chaired. He has been on the board of directors for the Iowa Poultry Association since 2000. He also sits on the board of Iowa State University Research Foundation, Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, Simpson College, Whiterock Conservancy, Two Rivers Financial Group, and Feed Energy.
Bob is a Des Moines native and enjoys a good game of golf, hunting and fishing trips. He and his wife appreciate sharing time with friends and family, including six grandchildren.