Company: AGRI-SEARCH, Inc.
Position: President and Recruiter
Born: Aug. 9 in Mattoon, IL.
Years with company/industry: 22/37.
Family: Wife, Cathy; children, Rachel, Daniel, and Christy.
Education: Windsor (IL) High School; Lake Land College, Mattoon, IL; bachelor’s degree in ag education and master’s degree in agronomy from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Favorite hobbies/interests: Travel, meeting people, Germany/studying German, and men’s and pro-life ministries.
Favorite sports teams: St. Louis Cardinals and Illinois Fighting Illini.
Favorite vacation spots: Any place exciting or historical, such as Germany, Mackinac Island, or Colonial Williamsburg.
Best mentor: Rich Connell, who started AGRI-SEARCH, Inc., is positive, encouraging, loves people, and has an inquiring mind and unquestionable integrity. He shared years ago, “After beating cancer, any day the sun comes up is a good day.”
From July/August 2021 Grain Journal