I am originally from Ohio and attended Ohio State University where I received a B.S. in Agricultural Economics. After completing my undergraduate degree I attended Iowa State University, receiving a M.S. degree in Agricultural Economics. I began a 15 year career with Anheuser-Busch and while there held a number of roles with progressive responsibilities. Then I spent 10 years with Dairy Farmers of America, Inc. as their Sr. VP of Supply Chain. I started with Farmers Coop Society in 2018 and I am very honored and excited to be part of the FCS organization. I enjoy working with our outstanding staff and serving the membership and customers of the cooperative.
I am originally from Sioux Center, Ia. This is my first year with Farmers Coop Society. Previously, I worked at Sioux Center Health for 17 years and was their CFO for the last nine years. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is being able to work in the agriculture industry and working to create value for our members.
I grew up on a small family farm in Wakonda, SD. After college, I moved back to the farm and ran the operation along with working full time. I spent 14 years working at Walmart and I was responsible for managing five different locations during my last nine years. In 2014, I decided that I needed a career that allowed me to put my family first. I got a position with Farmers Coop Society as the Human Resources Director. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society are the people and growing our team for the future.
I’m originally from Sully, IA and I first began my professional career with
Alpha Omega Publications. After that, I went to work for The Foreign Candy Company for
almost two years. In 2008, I came to Farmers Coop Society where I’ve spent the last 10 years in IT. My favorite
part of my job is the variety of technologies I get to work with everyday. I also enjoy being able to visit every location in the company.
I grew up on a family farm in Menno, SD but currently live in Sioux Center, IA. I began my career with Farmers Coop Society in February 2018, and have responsibility for payroll, benefits, and work comp reporting. Previously, I spent 16 years with Walmart Stores Incorporated and was a Co-Manager of a Sioux Falls location. My favorite part of working at Farmers Coop Society is the variety in each day, and getting the chance to work with the divisions of FCS.
Brandi grew up in Onida, SD and is currently living in Vermillion with her husband and two children. Brandi graduated from University in South Dakota with her bachelor's degree. Prior to working at Farmers Coop Society, she worked for Walmart for 21 years, managing two different locations. She also has more than 15 years of management experience. Her favorite part of working at FCS is working with the people and helping them be successful in their career goals.
Mike is the new Human Resource Specialist, based out of the Sioux Center North Office. He looks forward to new challenges and applying his life experiences in a new way! Before joining our team, he worked as the City Manager of Hawarden. Mike spent 32 years working for the Municipal Government of Hawarden, most of that time was spent as a police officer and Chief of Police. Mike has spent his whole life in Hawarden. Him and his wife Leah will soon be celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. They have a son and daughter as well as 7 grandkids! Outside of work Mike enjoys clay target shooting, majority trap, traveling, and spending time with family!
I am originally from Madrid, IA but live in Sheldon. I started my professional career with The Foreign Candy Company in
2011, where I worked in Marketing. I came to Farmers Coop Society in
2018 as the Communications Manager. My favorite part of my job is
getting to share the stories of our employees and our customers. All of our team truly cares for our customers and puts them first.