Troy Hancock is the Vice President of Co-Manufacturing for Shamrock Farms located in Phoenix Arizona. Shamrock Farms is a division of Shamrock Foods Corporation (Scottsdale, Arizona). Shamrock Farms currently operates 2 manufacturing locations, one in Phoenix Arizona and the other in Verona, Virginia. Shamrock Farms is an industry leader in the manufacture of Extended Shelf Life beverages in bottles. Having initially been one of the first movers to introduce single serve milk products into bottles, Shamrock Farms continues to grow it’s national presence by providing single serve milk, ice cream mixes and other products to QSR customers and national retailers. Shamrock Farms is currently the primary single serve milk and milk products provider to 5 of the top 10 QSR groups nationally. Shamrock Farms is also a National Leader in the drinkable Protein Beverage Category with it’s Rockin Protein products.
As a 30+ year manufacturing professional, Troy has worked solely in Dairy Manufacturing throughout his career with Shamrock Farms and other leading dairy manufacturers. He has worked as QA Manager, Plant Manager, Director of Manufacturing, Senior Director of Manufacturing, Vice President of Manufacturing and currently works as Vice President of Co-Manufacturing for Shamrock Farms. He has been involved in the design, construction, start-up and on-going operation of various production lines as well as multiple plants. He is an industry leader in Extended Shelf Life Products, HTST Products and Culture Products manufacturing.
Troy has been trained in Total Quality Management, LEAN, LEAN RFS, Six-Sigma, Theory of Constraints and other methodologies. His approach to process improvement takes valuable components from each of these methods as well as other applications and brings them together to effectively implement real world activities that leads to lower manufacturing costs and increased line output.
Troy is a graduate of Weber State University with a degree in Chemistry and minor in mathematics. He currently lives in Gilbert, Arizona with his wife Shelley of 33 years. They have 5 children (4 sons and 1 daughter). He enjoys supporting his children in all their endeavors, mostly watching them participate in athletics. He also enjoys hiking, photography, 3D design and 3D printing.