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Curtis Braun

Curtis Braun


SDSU Extension Food Safety Field Specialist

Office Building


Mailing Address

SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center
4101 W 38th St Ste 103
Sioux Falls, SD 57106


M.B.A. 2014; University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business, Minneapolis, MN.
B.S., Nutrition Dietitics, 2008: University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN.

Extension Responsibilities

Assist South Dakota food entrepreneurs by coordinating basic food testing and shelf-stability analysis, understand regulatory jurisdiction for foods other than canned and baked goods, and assist with other marketing aspects regarding food safety and food labeling. Work with various partners such as the SD Department of Health, Food & Drug Administration to ensure that safety standards are in place at levels of the food system.

Work Experience

Extension Supply Chain Quality Manager, General Mills
Quality and Technical Manager, Kerry Ingredients
Ingredients Manager, General Mills
Regional Editor, General Mills
Ingredient Specification and Labeling Coordinator, General Mills
Finished Product Labeling Coordinator, General Mills