Company: Chief Agri
Position: District Sales Manager
Born: August 7 in Lima, OH
Family: Wife, Catherine; daughter, Jessica; son, Daniel; stepsons, Josh, Ike, and Aaron
Years with company/industry: 17/42
Education: Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) branch of Ohio State University, Wooster.
Favorite hobbies/interests: Spending time at the camper on Lake Erie, fishing, and boating with my grandchildren.
Favorite place to eat on the road: I enjoy all different types of food, but sometimes the best choice are the local, out-of-the-way places that you can find.
Best mentors: My father, Donald, was a lifelong farmer, Navy veteran, and active member in the community. He taught me the value of hard work and instilled in me the ability to solve problems while remaining humble.
Someone I admire: I worked with Ed Benson (retired sales manager at Chief Ag but still active as needed) for 15 years, and I admire his leadership skills, perserverance, and passion for family and work
Reprinted from Grain Journal May/June 2020 Issue
View this review and more in the Grain Journal May June 2020 magazine.