Brad Miller recently joined Vita Plus as safety manager based in Madison, Wisconsin. He will ensure corporate safety standards and develop supporting training procedures throughout the Vita Plus network of manufacturing, grain storage, and fabrication facilities in the Midwest. This will include overseeing compliance with all state and federal regulations and agencies. In addition, Miller will continue to develop and promote a behavior-based safety culture for all employee owners throughout the organization.
Miller grew up in the Madison, Wisconsin, area. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison to earn his bachelor’s degree in political science and then joined the U.S. Army, earning progressive promotions while also acquiring a master’s degree from UW-Whitewater in Environmental, Safety and Health. Miller has more than 20 years of experience in safety management for several organizations, guiding and developing their safety programs. He also completed seven tours with the U.S. Army, serving in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Korea. He is currently a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and attends the Army War College where he is working on a master’s degree in national strategic studies. As well, he serves as a Brigade Commander at the Rock Island Arsenal, Illi.
Vita Plus also announced Ryan Fritsche has joined the company as a dairy specialist in Wisconsin. Based in Eastman, Wisc., Fritsche will provide nutrition and management expertise to help dairy producers reach their production goals. In addition, he will remain up to date on cutting-edge technologies to better serve customers now and in the future.
Fritsche grew up on his family’s dairy farm in Steuben, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Platteville for a bachelor’s degree in agricultural business and then UW-Lacrosse for a bachelor’s degree in biology. He has been in the feed industry for more than 10 years, working with producers in western Wisconsin and northeast Iowa.