Began working at Inland Empire Milling Co., Inc. as a child for his father, Ernest Schauble and Grandfather William Schauble. In the early days, Albert helped hand sew flour sacks, stack flour bags into boxcars and other high labor jobs. Albert quickly proved his worth was much better utilized in the office, where he handled contracting and agricultural procurements from the local farmers. Albert still remains active in the day-to-day activities of the company. He trades futures and options to manage the financial risk of commodity inventory as well as provides valuable insignt into the commodity markets in general. Without the devotion and commitment of over 50 years to our family company, we would not be as successful as we are today.
Graduated from Washington State University in 1983. Jerry has been actively involved with the family business for over 38 years. His knowledge of various wheat varieties enables Inland Empire Milling Co., Inc tailor our products to best suit our customers’ needs. Jerry manages operations, seed production and contracting, domestic freight logistics, and domestic sales.
Graduated from Washington State University in 1988 with a degree in Agricultural Economics. After 5 years in Chicago working for Merrill Lynch at the Chicago Board of Trade as a commodity options broker, he returned to the family business in 1993. David manages international sales and marketing as well as oversees international freight logistics. In November 2008, David moved back to Chicago and opened an office in Arlington Heights, IL. Opening an office in Chicago has enabled IEMC to better serve our Midwest suppliers and increase IEMC's exposure to the corn and soybean growing region.
Administrative Assistant and Export Documentation Specialist
Graduated from University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in Hotel Restaurant Administration. The hotel industry, where customer service is paramount and attention to detail is at its finest made our decision to recruit Valerie an easy one. Valerie has an extensive farming background having grown up on a family farm and her ability to handle multiple issues and extensive projects with ease has allowed our company to continue its impressive growth.
Jessiann was hired in September 2011. She graduated from Western Washington University with a degree in Finance and minors in Accounting and Environmental Studies. Following graduation she traveled internationally, worked at a bank, worked for a year on the family farm, and finally fell into place here. Her primary responsibilities include Accounts Receivables and Payables, Government compliance processing, and daily financial posting. Jessiann's passion for farming and knowledge of business makes her a natural fit for the position and in the Mill family.
Sophronia is our newest team member, assisting Jessiann in her daily tasks. She graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in Women and Gender Studies and moved near Pine City with her husband to start a small ranch and get their hands dirty. She is excited to connect with her new community of St. John and Pine City.
Freight Logistics and Maintenance Manager
Gilbert has been officially employed by Inland Empire Milling Co., Inc. since 2005. However, our company retained his freight services for many years prior to his employment. Gilbert provides the daily maintenance on our semi truck fleet and other company vehicles.
Dan was hired May of 2013. He graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in Plant Science and became a Certified Crop Advisor in 2012. Dan has been involved in agriculture since 1992 where he grew up working on a farm in Baker City, OR. His primary responsibilities at IEMC are focused around all aspects of seed.
Processing Manager & Maintenance
Tate is the 5th generation of Schaubles working in the family company. He has been working seasonally for the company since he was 15 but has been around it all his life. He was hired on full time in the fall of 2010.
Pea Plant Processor
Kevin was hired in June of 2018. He started as a general warehouseman and quickly showed promise as a good candidate for heading up our pea facility.