PALMYRA, Wis. (May 10, 2011)—Standard Process Inc. has announced the recent hiring of Michael Kemp, Ph.D., and Kristi Prokop, and the recent promotion of Trisha Zarling.

Kemp joins Standard Process as a research scientist. He earned his doctorate degree from the University of Arizona in 2005 and completed his postdoctoral fellowship through Michigan State University. Kemp is the recipient of the 2007 Gordon Research Conference Young Investigator Award and a 2008 NRSA Research Training Grant. As a member of Standard Process’ research team, Kemp will help provide evidence-based research related to the effectiveness of specific whole-food supplements.

Prokop was hired as a human resources representative. She is a 2009 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater graduate with a bachelor’s degree in human resource management. Prokop was previously employed as a human resource assistant with a professional services firm. She will assist Standard Process with its pension and profit plan administration, educational assistance program, and recruitment initiatives.

Zarling was recently promoted to graphic designer in the marketing department. She has been with Standard Process for six years, previously serving as a graphic design assistant. Zarling received her associate’s degree from Waukesha County Technical College in December 2010. In her new role, Zarling will be responsible for conception and execution of visual communications in a variety of media for Standard Process brands and partners.

For more than 80 years, Standard Process has manufactured whole-food supplements that provide specific, nutritional support for the body. The company grows many of its ingredients on its own certified organic farm, which is located near its company headquarters in Palmyra, Wisconsin. For more information about Standard Process, visit

About Standard Process Inc.

A leading manufacturer of whole food supplements since 1929, Standard Process is headquartered in Palmyra, Wisconsin. Standard Process supplements provide specific, nutritional support for the body. Many of its raw materials are grown on Standard Process’ certified organic farm. Standard Process supplements are sold through health care professionals because Standard Process strongly believes the proper use of whole food supplements is best accomplished through a professional assessment of an individual’s nutritional status. Standard Process also carries MediHerb herbal supplements and Standard Process Veterinary Formulas, supplements for small animals and equine. Recognized as a Top 100 Workplace in Southeastern Wisconsin, Standard Process employs close to 300 full-time people.