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Karen Swager

Karen Swager

'92

Karen A. Swager is Vice President, Mining Operations for  the phosphates business unit of The Mosaic Company, the world’s leading producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash, two of the primary crop nutrients required to grow the food the world needs. In this capacity, she provides overall direction, guidance and day-to-day support for all mining operations . . .

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Jayson Ripke

Jayson Ripke

'97, '00

Jayson received his B.S. and M.S. in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering and PhD. In Chemical Engineering all from Michigan Tech. Jayson's extensive industrial experience began with Northshore Mining as a Process Engineer in the Iron Ore Pellet Plant with Cliffs Natural Resources (formally Cleveland-Cliffs, Inc.) and was soon promoted to Chief Metallurgist at . . .

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James Graham

James Graham

'70

Jim Graham, a resident of Centennial, Colorado, is a 1970 graduate of Michigan Tech’s Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering. Jim began his career as process engineer for Texas Gulf in Moab, Utah. In 1973, he moved to the coal fields of West Virginia for Zapata Corporation and through a series of promotions moved to Lexington, Kentucky as Vice President . . .