Wade joined Humm in mid-January 2017 to oversee all manufacturing operations. In light of the new brewery coming on line, increased complexity and explosive growth in sales volume, Humm chose to bring in a seasoned senior manufacturing professional to oversee all production operations. Classically trained at Hormel Foods, he has over 27 years of experience managing food and beverage manufacturing operations. Wade served 14 years as Vice President of Operations of Century Foods International, a $300M a year wholly-owned subsidiary of Hormel managing operations, budgeting, plant P&L, purchasing, and strategic guidance of four facilities. Most recently he was Executive VP of Supply Chain for Twinlab Consolidated Corporation. He is an expert in supply chain management, process improvement, and logistics as well as a great team leader who takes pride in developing his staff. Wade has a BA in Business Management from Central College University of Iowa, an Executive MBA from the University of St. Thomas, and is a certified Six Sigma professional.