Ray Riley

Rosenthal Meat Center Mgr
Rosenthal Meat Center

Ray Riley is the first manager of the Texas A&M Rosenthal Meat Science and Technology Center, the most comprehensive facility of its kind in the USA devoted to the development of science and application of that science to the solution of problems in Animal and Meat Science. The center is also home to the nationally recognized Texas Aggie Brand Beef Jerky. In addition to his managerial duties, Mr. Riley teaches Animal Science classes and labs at Texas A&M, He serves as the assistant superintendent for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Junior Lamb Carcass Show and is an official for several 4-H, FFA, and Intercollegiate Meats Judging Contests. He has served as a member of the Texas State Technical Institute Advisory Committee and as an advisor to the TAMU Saddle and Sirloin Club. Mr. Riley was raised with an interest in the efficient production of livestock and related products. While attending Texas A&M University, his experience was in these same fields broadening his background and hands-on experience through extra-curricular activities. While earning his bachelor and master’s degree in Animal Science, he served as a student employee, a graduate research assistant, and an instructor for the Meats and Muscle Biology Section, Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M. Professional memberships include the American Meat Science Association and Intercollegiate Meat Judging Coaches Association.

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