My Story

People at General Mills share the stories that lead them here.

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Kara Hobart

In Ethiopia, she visited flour mills to learn more about local practices and challenges and then facilitated a training program for more than 100 people about milling and science technology. 


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Kate Sommers

Kate Sommers talks to you when you interact with our brands.

And with twins at home, she finds it easy to make a connection.


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Ramona Kastenbauer

Whether you need a safety pin or just a smile and some directions, Ramona knows the right way to make you at home when you arrive at General Mills.


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Jen Loeb

Our Jen Loeb has a mission to climb the “Seven Summits” – which describes the highest peaks on each of the earth’s continents. 


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Danilo Melo

When Danilo Melo's was told that he had no talent, he trained hard. Won swimming medals. And applied what he learned to his life and career in Brazil.

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Dave Bissonette

Dave Bissonette's crisis management was tested when an airplane crashed near Buffalo on Feb. 13, 2009.


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Catherine Gunsbury

See how a flexible schedule works for Catherine, a mom of twin, pre-teen boys.


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Lance Schlimgen

Both Lance Schlimgen and his mother have Multiple Sclerosis, so he'll pedal for a purpose in his 10th 150-mile Bike MS this summer. 


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Ben Johnson

From mentoring students, to adopting a highway, to preparing and serving food in shelters, he feels inspired to serve.


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Devan Sayles

An information specialist with a love for food explains how starting as an intern helped her gain great professional experiences.


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Jeff Resch

Jeff Resch’s globe trekking journey shows that he’s a man who is inspired to give back.


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Eliana Wahnon

Multicultural? She grew up in Caracas. Her grandparents were  born in Colombia, Argentina, Morocco and Venezuela. Her dad is Jewish and her mom Catholic.