Jeffrey L. JOHNS bio picture

Jeffrey L. Johns

Senior Vice President

Value Delivered

Jeff is the lead on business development and client care specifically in the food and pharmaceutical process arenas.

Leveraging his extensive and unique industry experience, Jeff can not only analyze food processes, but also determine how a technical decision might impact a plant’s overall profitability— adding significant value to this organization and the services we provide clients.


Jeff has over 40 years of food industry experience as a systems designer, manufacturing administrator, and multi-facility executive. He led Shambaugh’s food process group as Division Manager for 13 years and has also held various production, plant, regulatory compliance, engineering, sales and marketing, logistics, and manufacturing management positions.

Throughout his career, Jeff has designed multiple highly advanced dairy, food and beverage, refrigeration, and non-food manufacturing systems for some of our most prominent clients.  He was instrumental in composing numerous plant engineering and management strategies for former employers and has implemented multiple projects in the food and beverage processing, bakery, pharmaceutical, and refrigeration markets.

Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science degree in food science from Kansas State University, an Associate of Applied Science degree in industrial engineering from Arkansas State University, and a Master of Business Administration from the Bloch School of Management, University of Missouri Kansas City.

The Personal Side

Jeff is married and has one son. He enjoys riding his motorcycle and ATV, boating with his family, and interacting with his exotic birds.