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National Board of Directors


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

Ralph Endress   Hudson, IL, owner, Young America Realty, Inc.

Jim Gapinski   Westfield, IN, owner, Heartland Growers

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

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

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

Dennis Mott   Morton, IL, retired Business Analysis Manager, Caterpillar

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

Eric Sheidahl   Chandler, AZ, retired commercial and residential Realtor


Leadership Team

 Eric Hodel 

Eric Hodel, Chief Operating Officer


 Phil Hodel

Phil Hodel, Communications Director



Michael Meece, Human Resources Director


Dana Williamsen

Dana Williamsen, Accounting Director



Michael Hoffman, Procurement & Logistics Director



Jada Hoerr, Development & Relations Director



Lisa Martin, IT Director