Leann Saunders is the Co-Founder and COO of Where Food Comes From, Inc., the leading agricultural and food verification and certification company in North America. Where Food Comes From, Inc. and its subsidiaries (A Bee Organic, IMI Global, International Certification Services, Sterling Solutions, SureHarvest and Validus Verification Services) offer programs and services allowing tens of thousands of food producers across all types of commodities to meet specific market needs, including public standards, private brand initiatives and international trade requirements.
Prior to her time at Where Food Comes From, Inc., Leann worked for PM Beef Holdings, where she developed the first-ever USDA Process Verified program for beef in the U.S. Leann also worked for McDonald’s Corporation and Hudson Foods Corporation.
Leann currently sits on the Board of Directors for the International Stockmen’s Education Foundation, and was the 2014-2015 Chair of the United States Meat Export Federation. Leann also remains involved with her family’s ranching and stocker operations and is part-owner of the Mayfield Ranches near Playas, New Mexico.