Bill Stoufer

Bill Stoufer

Bill Stoufer is COO of Ardent Mills. In March 2013, ConAgra Foods, Cargill, and CHS announced that the three companies had come together to form an independent joint venture--Ardent Mills, a new premier flour milling company. At that time, Bill Stoufer was named chief operating officer and chief integration officer. On May 29, 2014, Ardent Mills marked its first day supported by 40 flour mills, three bakery-mix facilities and a specialty bakery, all located in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. Bill formerly served as president, ConAgra Mills. As senior executive officer for the mills business, Bill had oversight of both milling operations for the domestic mills as well as Molinos de Puerto Rico, ConAgra Mills’ Puerto Rican milling operations. In his 20+ years with ConAgra Mills, Bill served as a leader within several functions, including supply chain, sales, and transportation & logistics. Bill also implemented project management within ConAgra Mills to drive accountability and speed to market for innovative new products or services, and was responsible for driving sustainable change in business operations and processes which maximized value for ConAgra Foods’ shareholders. Bill holds a bachelor of science degree in transportation & logistics from Iowa State University. Bill currently resides in Denver, CO with his wife, Gina, and children, Mason and Riley. In his free time, you’ll find Bill enjoying time with family or a round of golf.(Denver, CO) @ArdentMills