Peter T. Frederick serves as President and Chief Executive Officer at Grain Craft.
Frederick has held the position of president since Grain Craft was established in 2014. Grain Craft was formed when Milner Milling and Pendleton Flour Mills, already a partnership, acquired Cereal Food Processors, Inc. Frederick had served as president of Milner/Pendleton since 2012.
A 35-year veteran of the flour milling industry, Frederick joined Milner Milling and Pendleton Flour Mills in 2004 as vice president of sales, responsible for the sales function across mills in Oregon, Idaho, Hawaii, Georgia and Alabama. With the creation of Grain Craft, he was responsible for overseeing the integration of Cereal Foods with Milner/Pendleton, which includes 15 mills in 10 states.
Before joining Milner/Pendleton, Frederick spent 18 years at Cargill, beginning in 1986. Immediately prior to going to Milner/Pendleton, he was eastern regional sales manager for Horizon Milling, LLC, a joint venture between Cargill and CHS Inc.
Frederick is co-chair of the Grain Foods Foundation and holds a seat on the executive committee of the North American Millers’ Association. He has held board positions with the Allied Trades of the Baking Industry and was co-chair for the Executive Leadership Development Committee of the American Bakers Association.
Frederick received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Iowa, Iowa City.