Raised on a grain and dairy farm in southern Indiana

Received his BS degree from Purdue University

Started with GROWMARK after college, has been there for 38 years

Responsibilities included credit manager for 11 years, area manager for 2 years, region sales manager for 8 years, agronomy sales manager for 2 years, seed marketing manager for 7 years, and my current role as senior manager, marketing services for the last 6 years.

He works with his member dealers to administer sales administration, develop and implement sales/marketing incentive programs, and direct the strategic meeting management program.

He was awarded the Travel Advocate of the Year in October 2011 by the Incentive Travel Counsel.

He has three grown sons, Nick, Tim, and Greg, and three adorable grandchildren, Bryson, Lucy, and Jack.