Standard Process Inc., Palmyra, WI, has hired Michael Kemp, PhD, as research scientist, and Kristi Prokop as human resources representative. In addition, the company promoted Trisha Zarling to graphic designer. Mr. Kemp will help provide evidence-based research related to the effectiveness of specific whole food supplements. Ms. Prokop previously served as a human resource assistant with a professional services firm. She will assist Standard Process with its pension and profit plan administration, educational assistance program and recruitment initiatives. Ms. Zarling has been with Standard Process for six years, previously serving as a graphic design assistant. In her new role, she will be responsible for conception and execution of visual communications in a variety of media for Standard Process brands and partners.