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Department of Agricultural Economics

MAB Students

Class of 2017 - Learn more about the Master of Agribusiness Program

NameJob TitleCompany
Bartholomew, NathanHorticulturistU.S. Botanic Garden
Blue, BenOperations ManagerCropwatch, Inc.
Bretz, FranAgronomic AssistantAg Advisory, Ltd.
Chawla, Sukhin  
Cleggs-Burns, NicoleLoan SpecialistFarm Service Agency
Cling, AaronDistrict Sales ManagerAgriGold Hybrids
Cooke, JamiePurchasing Global Functional Lead - Fortitech PremDSM Nutritional Products
Craig, JulieOwnerSecond Life Design, Inc.
Cummings, CarlyAg Entrepreneurship Initiative Program AssistantIowa State University
Farr, FabianAgency Manager Argentina/UruguayBlock House Fleischerei GmbH
Garr, AndrewAssistant Plant ManagerArdent Mills
Hoover, EricaBusiness Analyst - Tactical MarketingJohn Deere Company
Kasanda, EdnahResearch OfficerMusika Development Intiatives
Kellenberger, TravisPrice and Market AnalystJohn Deere
Kohls. KevinProduct Engineer - CombinesAGCO
Lauver, AndrewAccount ManagerDuPont Pioneer
Lukach, SarahCredit OfficerFirst Farm Credit
Marshall, DanaSr. MerchandiserPerdue Agribusiness
Mensing, MichelleResearch AnalystDecision Innovation Solutions
Milstead, AndyOwnerMilstead Farms LLC
Quandahl, KendalDistrict Sales ManagerMonsanto Company
Rattray, MichaelOwnerRattray Basin Farms
Rinker, SkylerAgronomy Sales and Operation SpecialistWest Central Cooperative
Rosburg, BritneyProgram EducatorIowa State University Extension and Outreach
Sachse, JohnState Agriculture and District RepU.S. Senator Jerry Moran
Smith, JustinDeputy Animal Health CommissionerKansas Department of Agriculture
Swain, AlexandraResearch AssistantBuck Island Ranch, MacArthur Agro-Ecology Research Center
Teigen, LaceyLCCC Horse Judging CoachLaramie County Community College
Tjernagel, AdamGroup Leader, Veterinary ServicesBoehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica
Uthoff, JordanField Operations ManagerSyngenta
Van OteghamHerdsman/Business ManagerVan Otegham Brothers Farms

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Class of 2016

NameJob TitleCompany
Ahlen, LindseyForeign Materials SpecialistHostess Brands LLC
Alfaro Beczko, CarlosCommodities BrokerPrytaneum Global Advisers
Ambrose, ChristopherOwner/AttorneyHarvest Legal
Bailey, EmilySenior Marketing RepresentativeJohn Deere Company
Blew, DarrenPremium Business ManagerCargill
Carruthers, AdamProgram AssistantUSDA / Foreign Agricultural Service
Chen, MatthewTechnical Services RepresentativeDole Food Company
Colglazier, MarcianneFood Safety AnalystFarmland Foods
Dauphin, CristyDisplay Specialist - Marketing ServicesJohn Deere Company
Fry, CaryCredit OfficerNorthwest Farm Credit Services
Grabiel, RichardSr. Manager - Regulatory and Scientific AffairsADM
Gregoire, CarrieTeam Leader Antigen Production Unit OneBoehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc.
Gregoire, ZachMicrobiologistBoehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica
Hanslovan, JordanProject EngineeringAP Wyoming
Hernandez, JaimeGeneral ManagerThe Andersons
Higgins, ToddAssociate ProfessorLincoln University
Irsik, MatthewFood Safety / Sanitation SupervisorBay State Milling
Kass, CarlFarm ManagerPleasant Dutch Dairy
Kreller, JessicaContract SpecialistUnited States Air Force
Lehner, CharlesFounderHillview Co
Ligtenberg, TiffanyCustomer Sales RepresentativeMerck Animal Health
Luna, Shauna NicoleCustomer Quality SpecialistCargill Texturizing Solutions
Mann, RexxAssistant TrainerExpress Clydesdales
McDonald, JenniferHR GeneralistRedGuard
Mitchell, AdrianVice President - Operations and Product SupplySea Bear
Newlin, DustinCrop ConsultingFarway Coop Agronomy Field Marketer
Patterson, ChristopherMRO-BuyerSchwan's Global Supply Chain
Pendurthi, SitaAdvisorArchean Group
Pham, LinaSales Support Aftermarket ManagerJohn Deere Company
Putnam, EricFood Safety, Quality and Training SystemsWixon, Inc.
Schieltz, TravisDealer Development Manager, Accounting and Integrated SolutionsJohn Deere Company
Sisung, TheresaAdvocacy and Outreach DirectorCorn Marketing Program
of Michigan
Vogt, MelissaDistance Learning Veterinary Technology InstructorColby Community College
Yandell, DavidRegulatory AssociateElanco Animal Health /
Eli Lilly & Co.

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Class of 2015

NameJob TitleCompany
Ayres, KelleyChairman/President/CEOFirst Bank and Trust Company
Bennett, RyanDirector, Government RelationsNational Milk Producers Federation
Black, KevinMarket PresidentPinnacle Bank
Calderon Gutierrez, JorgeOperations ManagerGanaderia La Gorriona
Cretin, CurtisDiagnostic AuthorJohn Deere Intelligent Solutions Group
Gleason, MaryHead MillerArdent Mills
Goodman, BrettStrategic Account ManagerDuPont Pioneer
Hammerich, TimTraderCapstone Commodities
Krueger, MattOperations Manager & Financial AdministratorK & D Krueger Farms & Sons
Lind, DougMerchandising LeaderCargill
Maddox, JessSales/ManagerWickman Chemical
Madsen, JasonSr. Product EngineerJohn Deere Company
Maurer, JacobGrain AdministratorFarmway Cooperative Inc.
Miranda, JorgeAssistant Plant ScientistSyngenta
Mitchell, BrookCorn Specialist - East Central KS DSMAgriGold Hybrids
Montgomery, AndyNational Sales ManagerAgReliant Genetics - AgriGold
Montoya Nunez, ClaudiaCustomer ServiceJohn Deere Landscapes
Myers, BrianAlliance Development ManagerJohn Deere Company
Nunes, AllisonLoan OfficerYosemite Farm Credit, ACA
Oliver, TaylorChief PilotFlight Management Group
Pele, WinnieRedirect InvestigatorBarclays Bank Zambia
Peterson, ColinTerritory Sales ManagerNew Holland Agriculture
Popelka, PaulOperation ManagerFrito Lay Inc.
Reese, RebeccaAdministrative AssistantHill's Pet Nutrition, Inc.
Rimel, HeatherProgram CoordinatorMontana Seed Growers Association
Rundel, WyattRelationship ManagerBank of the West
Rutaro, HamidRegional Sales ManagerAgSource Cooperative Service
Sousek, NickGrain OriginatorFarmers Cooperative
Tshibambe Ndjibu, ZephyrinCustoms Senior EconomistZ-CO Farms
Westergard, ChrisOwner/ManagerWestergard Farms LLC
Williams, Dontae'Compliance InvestigatorUSDA - Risk Management Agency

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