2019 Press Releases

Diamond V adds dairy expert to serve Western Iowa, Eastern Nebraska

Kari Leonard

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA (May 16, 2019) – Diamond V continues to expand, with Kari Leonard joining the company’s Midwest Team as a regional sales manager. She brings dairy wellness knowledge to the position, especially in the areas of biosecurity, genomics, milk quality and transition.

“I’m excited to have Kari on the team,” said Diamond V District Sales Manager Mitch Deimund. “In this role, she will work closely with our technical experts to support producers, nutritionists, veterinarians, and feed production professionals.”

Leonard was raised on a registered Simmental farm in west central Iowa. She has a B.S. in Public Service & Administration from Iowa State University. After completing her studies in 1991, she joined The Upjohn Co. in northwest Iowa. Since then, she’s transitioned through several company mergers including Pharmacia, Pfizer Animal Health, and Zoetis covering Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota and Nebraska. She is based in Holstein, Iowa, and can be reached at: