Kia Adams-MikeshCEO, Partner | Vice President Adams Independent Testing, LLC | NDGI
Kia Mikesh is the current CEO/Partner of Adams Independent Testing and Vice President of North Dakota Grain Inspection.
She is a graduate from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. After graduation, Mikesh was hired by NDGI as the company’s Project Manager and soon worked her way to the Vice President role. She now manages the agency across nine states. Along with her commitment to NDGI/Adams Independent Testing, she is the Project Manager for AdamsNet, a company that develops software programs for grain inspection agencies similar to NDGI.
Mikesh currently serves as the Vice President of the American Association of Grain Inspection and Weighing Agency and was appointed to serve on the U.S. Department of Agriculture Grain Inspection Advisory Committee, where she provided recommendations and solutions to better programs and services under the U.S. Grain Standards Act.