Additions to the UPI Illinois Team

United Producers Welcomes New Illinois Employees 

Columbus, OH – United Producers Inc . (UPI) announces Mary Kline of Le Roy, Ill., and Scott Sporleder of Farina, Ill., as new members of the UPI team in Illinois.

Kline is joining the team as a Cattle Sales Representative to primarily serve the Shelbyville area, but will also be assisting at Goreville and Salem, Ill. Kline grew up in Le Roy, Ill., on a Hereford cattle farm and is a recent graduate of Kansas State University, where she majored in animal science with a minor in food science and a meat science certificate. While at Kansas State, she was a member of the Meat Animal Evaluation Team, and after college she became the assistant meats judging coach at the University of Illinois.

Sporleder will serve Illinois as the Regional Manager, Cattle. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where he majored in agriculture systems technology. For the last 11 years, he worked for ADM and served as the manager of two facilities in central Illinois for more than eight years. He and his family operate a grain and beef farm in Farina, Ill. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with my family, farming, and hunting. He has also been a member of the Farina fire department for 16 years.