PSSI Promotes New Vice President of Operations

Jun 01, 2021

Operational leader, Anthony Burgess, takes new role as VP of PSSI’s Midatlantic Division


PSSI Promotes New Vice President of Operations

KIELER, Wis. ─ PSSI, the industry’s leading food safety and contract sanitation provider, today announced the promotion of Anthony Burgess to its leadership team as Vice President of Operations. Burgess will oversee the company’s customer relationships and operational initiatives with food processors across the Mid-Atlantic region, including North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Indiana, and Alabama.

With a decade of experience in the industry, Burgess will lead PSSI’s Midatlantic Operations Division with a team oriented philosophy and safety-first mentality. He got his start in sanitation as a Site Manager Trainee, and has worked his way up to each level of management within the operations realm. Burgess most recently served as a Division Operations Manager over PSSI’s Southeast region.

“It’s been a joy to watch Anthony grow as a leader in our company,” said Dan Taft, President and CEO. “We’ve seen the positive impact he has had on his operational teams throughout his time at PSSI and we are excited to see Anthony apply those leadership skills on a broader scale and drive operational excellence in his newest role as Vice President.”

Burgess attended the University of Alabama, received his certificate in Food Safety and Sanitation from Penn State University, and holds an OSHA-30 Certification from the American Safety Council.

“I am humbled and extremely grateful to be named Vice President of Operations for our Mid-Atlantic region,” said Burgess. “PSSI is an incredible company that is full of opportunities. The thousands of associates that we have throughout North America make us who we are, and I couldn’t be more proud to help and support them in every regard. I’m very excited about our future and the direction of our company. I embrace the opportunity to lead PSSI’s business initiatives throughout the Mid-Atlantic region while carrying out our core values and vision on a daily basis.”

About PSSI
PSSI is North America’s leading provider of food safety and contract sanitation services for food processing facilities, supporting more than 450 partner plants every day. Its team of more than 16,000 skilled food sanitors, microbiologists, technical design experts, and safety specialists are committed to protecting people and brands by keeping USDA, FDA and CFIA processing facilities clean, safe and audit-ready. The PSSI team works hand-in-hand with every partner to develop customized sanitation programs for smarter and more efficient sanitation to improve employee and food safety. Follow PSSI on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Gina Swenson, PSSI,, 563-581-0343


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