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David Dykstra

Vice President of Alcohol Sales and Marketing
Atchison, Kansas
David Dykstra’s role as Vice President of Alcohol Sales and Marketing at MGP is bolstered by more than 25 years of experience in the alcohol industry.

David joined MGP in 1988, following graduation from Kansas State University, Manhattan, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 1987. He started as a Sales Representative at the Company, eventually serving as Director of Sales for both beverage and fuel grade alcohol.

In 1999, David accepted the role of Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Abengoa Bio Energy, Wichita, Kansas. He remained in that position until 2003, when he joined United Bio Energy Fuels, L.L.C., in Wichita as Vice President of that company’s Alcohol Marketing Division. David returned to MGP in 2006 as Industrial Alcohol Sales Manager and was promoted to his current position in 2009.

During his time with MGP, David has contributed immensely to extending the Company’s long legacy of supplying world-class alcohol products to the marketplace. He also has performed an instrumental role in expanding the Company’s portfolio of beverage alcohol offerings. His background and expertise in various segments of the industry have added to his “big picture” view of market dynamics and needs. Added to this are his outstanding relationship-building skills and knack for understanding and fulfilling individual customer requirements.

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Thursday, July 16

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