ATCHISON, KAS. — Ashley Gill has joined MGP Ingredients, Inc. as communications specialist. Ms. Gill will be responsible for assisting in the execution of overall publicity and promotional projects, including internal communications programs and marketing communications initiatives.

Ms. Gill most recently was an intern at MGPI, where she worked with several departments, including supply chain, research and development, sales, human resources and corporate relations. She also assisted with various marketing promotions, including the company’s recent launch of its new web site.

“We are very pleased to welcome Ashley to our corporate relations team,” said Shanae Randolph, corporate director of communications. “We have had the pleasure of having Ashley serve as an intern at the company over the last year and in that time she has demonstrated considerable talents and abilities in assisting the company in fulfilling its expansive communications efforts. Ashley will play a key role in the execution of our communications strategy for the company.”

Ms. Gill received a bachelor of arts degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing from Benedictine College in Atchison.