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National Board of Directors

David Kieser, Founder, President and CEO • Bloomington, IL, owner, Kieser Farm

Bill Leman, Vice President   Roanoke, IL, owner, Leman Property Management

David Hodel, Secretary   Bloomington, IL, owner, Darnall Concrete 

Kellie Bray   Alexandria, VA, Chief of Staff at CropLife America  

Jim Gapinski   Westfield, IN, owner, Heartland Growers

Ann Kafer   Bloomington, IL, VP, Human Resources, GROWMARK

Matt Kees   Canton, IL, VP and Group Financial Officer, Caterpillar, Inc.

Brandon Lipps   VA, Founder, Caprock Strategies

Arthur Neal   Washington, DC, Deputy Administrator for Federal Grain Inspection Service, USDA

Trent Scholl   Peoria, IL, Agency Principal at Ledgestone Insurance Group

Eric Sheldahl   Chandler, AZ, retired commercial and residential Realtor


Leadership Team

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Eric Hodel, Chief Executive Officer


                                           Jada Hoerr 1221  

 Jada Hoerr, Chief Resource Officer


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 Dana Williamsen, Accounting Director 


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Lisa Martin, Chief Financial Officer


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Michael Hoffman, Inventory & Logistics Director
Nate Westerfield 1221i
Nate, Westerfield, IT Director
Brian Zink 1221
Brian Zink, Procurement Director


Leadership Team support

Gergely Bata, Creative Director

Phil Hodel, Communications Manager

Melanie Tennell, Marketing Director

Temple Roe, Human Resources Director


Divisional Executive Directors

Kathy Anderson-Martin, Pennsylvania

Merilee Baptiste, Arizona

Patrick Burke, Georgia

Gareth Keown, Texas

Jerry Koehl, Haiti

Marcie Luhigo, Indiana

Lisa Martin, Morton, IL

Christine Mutsoli, East Africa

Christa Staley, Peoria, IL

Karl Steidinger, Florida

Jan Young, New England


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