Beth Sparboe Schnell is the CEO of Sparboe Companies. Sparboe is a third generation family business founded in 1954. A certified woman-owned business, Sparboe produces and markets eggs. Schnell serves on the board of the Minnesota Agri Growth Council, the Midwest Poultry Consortium, the Iowa Poultry Association, and is a founding member of the Egg Industry Center’s advisory board. She served on the American Egg Board for twelve years, and was Chair in 2005 and 2006. Schnell also serves on the Board of Trustees for Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN and has been the Chair of Center National Bank, Litchfield and Plymouth, Minnesota since 2005, and a director since 1985. Schnell resides in Minnesota.