Darin has been a swine veterinarian since 2004. He currently works for JBS, which produces about 170,000 sows and 3.8 million hogs annually. From 2006 to 2019, he was a veterinary pathologist for the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Iowa State University in Ames.
In addition to the Iowa Pork Producers Association, he is a member of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Iowa Farm Bureau; Iowa Cattlemen’s Association; and Iowa Veterinary Medical Association. Darin was born in Albert Lea, Minn., and earned both a bachelor’s and doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He also holds a doctorate from Iowa State University.