Dr.Bob Delmore – Meat Lab Manager – “Thee Boss”

Dr. Bob Delmore is a professor in the Department of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University.  He teaches courses in Meat Science, Meat Processing and Food Safety.  He is also a member of the Center for Meat Safety & Quality conducting research to address national and global issues.   He recently oversaw design and construction of the JBS Global Food Innovation Center In Honor of Gary and Kay Smith at Colorado State University. In 2016, Delmore was recognized by the National Provisioner magazine and named to their list of “25 Future Icons of the Meat Industry.” Delmore spent 9 years in the Animal Science Department at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo.  In addition to teaching courses, Bob oversaw the University processing facilities and was instrumental in the design and construction of a new Meat Processing Center. Dr. Delmore was formerly the Vice President of Technical Services at Clougherty Packing Company (Farmer John).  Dr. Delmore received a Bachelor of Science degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (1991) in Food Science, earned a Master’s Degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (1993) and received a Ph.D. from Colorado State University (1998). Bob and his wife Dr. Lynn Graves Delmore, also a well-regarded meat scientist, live in Wellington CO, with their two daughters Ainsley and Tessa.

Savanah Maki – Student Sales Manager – “Cow Girl”

Savanah is currently a Junior at Colorado State University, majoring in Animal Science/Pre-Vet. She was born in Ohio, and then moved to Tarpon Springs, Florida when she was 11 years old. She grew up on a dairy farm in Ohio showing cows, pigs, and rabbits in 4-H. She is working towards being a Large Animal Veterinarian with a specialization in Dairy Cows. During her free time, she enjoys going to rodeos, spending time with her family & friends, and going camping & fishing.

“Never forget where you come from” – Savanah’s Mom

Cubby Murray – Meat Lab Team Member – “Cubus Wubus”

Cubby is currently a Sophomore at Colorado State University, majoring in Animal Science/Pre-Vet. He was born and raised in Alaska and grew up hunting and fishing. He is working towards being a Domestic Veterinarian and hopes to run his own practice with farm calls. On his free time he enjoys reading, spending time with his pets (2 snakes, a salamander, a tarantula, and his cat), and cooking.

“The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them.” – Stephen King