Driven Merchandiser with excellent communication and customer satisfaction skills and innate ability to gather and use information to gain a competitive advantage. Possess the ability to think quickly and critically to assess situations to acquire the best possible outcome for both ADM and our customers.
Competitive Market Knowledge
Knowledge and Information Driven
Microsoft Office Proficient
Proficient in ADM Systems
Impact and Influence
Established and co-developed Enderlin soybean crush in May 2015.
Assisted in accomplishment of Enderlin's FOB procurement goal of 12,500+ metric tonne in Q1 of 2016.
Assisted in accomplishment of Enderlin goal of 40% producer direct origination in Q1 of 2016.
Successfully established Hedge to Arrive contract for Enderlin soybeans.
Commodity Merchandiser II07/2016 to CurrentADMDecatur, IL
Procured soybeans for Decatur east and west plants.
Managed Decatur Non-GMO Soybean Program.
Assisted in CN export program of soybeans originating in Central Illinois.
Co-Managed Norfolk Southern Pegasus program of soybean origination and delivery into Decatur.
Assisted with Decatur futures spread position.
Commodity Merchandiser08/2013 to 07/2016ADMEnderlin, ND
Grain originator and meal salesman for a processing facility of canola, soybeans, and sunflowers.
Conducted transactions of grain procurement and meal sales to and from multiple vendors/customers.
Conducted daily customer/vendor interaction to build working relationships and gather information about product analysis, supply and demand factors, pricing, competition and other market trends.
Assisted in training of merchandising interns and new hires.
Managed Enderlin inventory and created seed receiving schedule.
Promoted and co-developed Enderlin specialty crop contracts including Nexera Canola and High Oleic Sunflowers.
Updated/Oversaw internal crush margin projections and crush forward reporting.
Built and managed various economic projection systems, including farmer budget analysis and supply and demand projections.
Secured and scheduled logistics for various seed purchases and meal sales across the upper Midwest.
Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant08/2011 to 08/2013South Dakota State UniversityBrookings, SD
Assisted Major Advisor with professional research duties.
Assistant taught Principles of Macroeconomics, including weekly review sessions
Bachelor of Science: Ag. Business/Ag EconomicsMay 2011South Dakota State UniversityBrookings, SD