Mike Vander Vorste
Mike Vander Vorste was recently hired as the Plant Manager at Gage Brothers. He has more than 18 years of experience in Engineering and Plant Management. Mike’s experience includes fuel ethanol production, manufacturing, project management, product design and engineering sales. In previous positions he was responsible for ensuring operational best practices, process safety management (PSM), design for manufacturability, upholding quality, performing Root Cause Analysis (RCA), process optimization and system troubleshooting. Mike holds two U.S. patents and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of South Dakota. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.