Nutri-Systems Inc. was started in 1969 by Gary Frame, Lee Larsen, and Milo Martin. It was one of the first independent Animal Nutrition Consulting Firms to be established in California. The company initially provided services to the larger milling companies and later specialized into beef and dairy nutrition and management consulting. In 1979 Nutri-Systems Inc. hired Tim Riordan as one of its consultants. Tim worked together with Gary, Lee, and other staff consultants. In the late 1990’s both Gary and Lee retired and named Tim Riordan the sole owner of Nutri-Systems Inc. Tim ran the company by himself for a number of years until 2008 when his son Andy decide to become part of the family business. Together with years of industry, feed and technological experience has made Nutri-Systems one of the leading cattle nutritional firms in California.
Timothy J. Riordan is President/Owner of Nutri-Systems, Inc., in Clovis, California, a Dairy Nutrition and Management Consulting Firm. He has been active in dairy consulting since 1979 after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science in 1975 and Masters of Science degree in Animal Nutrition in 1977 both from the University of California, Davis. He is a Certified Professional Animal Scientist, Dairy Specialty (PAS)
Tim is a current member of both the National and California Chapters of the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS). He has served the California Chapter as President-elect, President, Past President and California Representative to National ARPAS. He also served on the By-products Committee. Tim has also served as Chairman of the California Animal Nutrition Conference (CANC) and received CANC’s Meritorious Service Award in 2010 for his leadership and exemplary contributions to animal agriculture.
Tim is in his second term on the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Feed Inspection Advisory Board (FIAB) and is a member of California Grain and Feed Association (CGFA). He is also a member of the American Dairy Science Association and has served on the Elanco Dairy Advisory Board and the Monsanto Dairy Advisory Board.
Personally Tim is married to Deborah Riordan. He has 3 sons Andy, Alex and Tristan. Tim loves to hunt, fish and enjoys the mountains.
Andy Riordan is Vice President/ Co-Owner of Nutri-Systems Inc., in Clovis, California. He has been consulting since 2008 after receiving a Bachlor of Science degree in Animal Science in 2006 and a Master’s of Science degree in Animal Science in 2009 both from California State University Fresno. Andy was very involved in the dairy at Fresno State where he milked and fed dairy Cows along with assisting in feed trial work with other students. He also was President and Vice President of Fresno States Dairy Club. His involvement also included Judging at FFA Field day at Fresno State and participating in the first ever dairy challenge in California.
Professionally he is a member of California ARPAS which is a professional organization that commits itself to continuing education, research and providing scholarships for young students looking to pursue a career in animal agriculture. In that organization he has served on the research committee, Director at large, Secretary along with helping to develop a video to educate future animal science professionals about this national organization.
Personally Andy is married to Ashly Riordan since 2006. He has 3 boys Brody age 6 Casey age 4 and Barrett age 2. He is currently involved in coaching soccer and baseball. When he needs a break you can usually find him fly fishing, hunting or going down to the Coast in Southern California with Ashly and the boys.
Andy’s commitment to the future of animal agriculture is never ending and his passion for making the dairy industry better are some of the reasons why Nutri-Systems Inc. is still the one of the top rated nutritional firms in California.