Company: Bratney Companies
Position: Director of Processing and Milling
Born: July 4 in Crawfordsville, IN.
Years with company/industry: 25/30.
Family: Wife, Ann; daughters, Macy and Maddy; son, Samuel.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in agricultural economics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
Favorite hobbies/interests: Outdoor activities and my kids’ sports.
Favorite sports team: Chicago Cubs.
Favorite places to eat on the road: Italian restaurants.
Favorite vacation spot: The Caribbean.
Best mentor: My parents, John and Karen, on the farm instilled a great work ethic and the ability to think through problems.
Favorite quote: “Everything goes wrong every minute. What you do is fix it.” -Lt. Gen. Gus Pagonis
From July/August 2021 Grain Journal Issue