Chris brings over a decade of professional experience in the ag industry, holding roles in procurement, sales, and sales management. Throughout his career, Chris has focused on being efficient, discovering synergies that equate to wins for all parties involved, and above all else, providing paramount customer service.
Chris started his professional career with Monsanto after graduating from Western Michigan University’s Integrated Supply Chain Management program in 2009. While starting in Global Procurement as a Buyer then Category Manager, he had a passion for agriculture and sought opportunities to get closer to the customer. In 2012, Chris became a District Sales Manager for Stone Seed in Southern IL. For 4 years Chris cultivated a sales territory that focused on strong relationships and superior product performance. Success with Stone was rewarded with an opportunity to develop in another area that would become a strong passion, team and people development. In 2016 Chris accepted a role leading the DEKALB Asgrow Team in Wisconsin. For 6 years Chris managed a highly talented sales team and worked closely with many different distributors across the state to deliver industry leading seed, traits, crop protection and digital solutions to farmer customers.
While starting his career in Corporate America was a great opportunity, the desire to be a part of something cutting edge with an entrepreneurial component was strong. By joining the Integrated Seed Solutions team, Chris gets to realize and far exceed his career aspirations.