Johnsonville's Sustainable Swine Resources


The SSR Lifesciences management team has a passion for supporting a sustainable business that contributes to novel life science and biotech innovations. 

Leveraging Experts Across the Johnsonville Organization

SSR Lifesciences partners with experts across the Johnsonville organization, including key functional areas such as Logistics, Food Safety/Quality, Operations, Research and Development, Engineering, Animal Procurement and Finance.  


Lauren Sammel

Lauren Sammel is the Director of SSR responsible for all facets of the business. She is passionate about porcine material and creating high-valued solutions.


Jessica Freeman

Jessica Freeman is the Business Development Coordinator responsible for partnering with current and prospective clients as well as operations management.


Duane Draeger

Duane Draeger is a Commodity Purchaser and Sales Coordinator. In his current role, he is focused on production planning and meat purchasing for Johnsonville.


Pete Whyte

Pete Whyte is the Sales Manager for SSR. He is responsible for the development and execution of SSR sales strategies across multiple channels.