Kristen Putch has served as the managing editor of Dairy Processing since 2020. She joined Sosland Publishing in 2019 as the editorial project manager for the International Baking Industry Expo (IBIE) before moving into her current role. Prior to joining Sosland Publishing, Kristen spent nearly 15 years covering a wide range of topics for both print and online media. Kristen originally hails from Upstate New York and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in communications, both from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.