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Jakubik Accepts New Role within NorthStar Cooperative
June 6, 2015

Lansing, Michigan – NorthStar Cooperative, Inc. is pleased to announce that Jessica Jakubik of Prescott, Michigan has accepted the position of Account Team Leader in western-central Michigan. In her new role, Jakubik will supervise a team of 16 employees and collectively work to establish stronger relationships with customers and member-owners providing superior customer care. NorthStar’s 230+ employees are divided amongst nine teams providing integrated services to farms throughout Michigan, northern Indiana, and northern Wisconsin.

Jakubik has been a Dairy Program Evaluator for NorthStar since graduating from Michigan State University (MSU) in May 2008. For the past seven years, she has worked with more than 160 dairy herds throughout Michigan and Indiana and will continue providing genetic consultation to limited herds. Jakubik brings proven leadership skills developed by her work on the Michigan Holstein Association Board of Directors, Advisor to Michigan Junior Holstein Association, and Assistant Dairy Judging Coach at MSU.

“Jess has demonstrated a great work ethic, willingness to help in any project, and strong relationship building skills over the years – all qualities which made her a natural selection for the team leader role,” said Jim Sipiorski, Director of AI Services. “It has been rewarding to watch her utilize her many talents which have proven beneficial for both the producers and colleagues she works with on a daily basis.”

NorthStar Cooperative, Inc. is a stock based cooperative, owned by dairy and beef producers in Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin.  Originally formed in 1944 as an artificial insemination cooperative, NorthStar Cooperative, Inc. is now comprised of sales and service for Select Sires, Ag Products and Technologies, DHI Services and Antel BioSystems, an animal diagnostic testing center.  Based in Lansing, Michigan, NorthStar provides sales and service to producers, veterinarians and industry members across the United States.  For more information, visit www.northstarcooperative.com.

 



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