Born: April 28 in Effingham, IL.
Years with company/industry: 1/12.
Family: Wife, Jordan; daughters, Charlee and Camdyn; sons, Cal and Curran.
Education: University of Illinois, Champaign.
Favorite hobbies/interests: Hiking, playing/coaching sports, and quail hunting.
Favorite sport team: Illinois Fighting Illini basketball.
Favorite vacation spots: Someplace I haven’t been yet. Anyplace with hiking.
Best mentor: My dad, Nick, farmed and served on a coop board for almost 30 years. He taught me the value of hard work, integry, and forming long-lasting relationships.
If I wasn’t in the grain industry, I would: Coach basketball, or be a geologist or archaeologist.
Favorite quote: “Comparison is the thief of joy.”
From the March/April 2023 edition of Grain Journal