The Alumni Fellows program recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers. The program is sponsored by the Dean's Council, the Office of the President and the K-State Alumni Association.
2016 Alumni Fellow
Steve Goll, Ph.D.
Steve Goll is a Director of Research and Development at Tyson Foods in Springdale, Arkansas. He leads a team of scientists that help drive business growth through the development of new products, increased productivity, quality improvements, and brand maintenance.
Throughout his career, Goll has been very active in the American Meat Science Association, in which he was recently elected President.
Prior to joining Tyson Foods in 2004, Goll worked for Oscar Mayer/Kraft Foods as a Meat Scientist in R&D developing innovative products across all categories. He holds six patents related to the development of Lunchables and Claussen Pickles. Goll also lead Strategic Planning for the areas of Technology, Operations and Procurement for the Meat and Pizza divisions.
Goll earned his doctorate degree in Meat & Animal Science from K-State in 1988. He and his wife, Annette, live in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where they raised their three children, Katie, Ted and Sam.