BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Our board members are the forward-thinking leaders Indiana needs to make us the home of unparalleled agbioscience talent and innovation.

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Aaron Schacht

AARON SCHACHT

Executive Vice President: Innovation, Regulatory + Business Development Elanco + AgriNovus Board Chair

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Jay Hulbert

JAY HULBERT

President + CEO | Ag Alumni Seed + AgriNovus Board Vice Chair

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Scott Beck

SCOTT BECK

PresidentBeck’s Hybrids

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Kess Berg

KESS BERG

CTO & Managing PartnerAdvanced Agrilytics & Ag Ingenuity

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LUCA BONINI

CEO | Italpollina

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Suzanne Crouch

SUZANNE CROUCH

Lt. Governor | State of Indiana

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SHERILYN EMBERTON

President | Huntington University

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BRIAN EMERICK

Board Representative| Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership

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Gil Farley

GIL FARLEY

President | Biodyne USA

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MARK “DOC” HOLT

President First Farmers Bank & Trust

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BILL JOHNSON

President + CEOFarm Credit Mid-America

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CICP

DAVID JOHNSON

President + CEOCentral Indiana Corporate Partnership

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BRUCE KETTLER

DirectorIndiana State Department of Agriculture

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COURTNEY KINGERY

CEOIndiana Soybean Alliance + Indiana Corn Marketing Council

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RANDY KRON

PresidentIndiana Farm Bureau

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CHRIS LOWERY

Senior Vice President, Workforce Alignment Ivy Tech Community College

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DANIEL PADRÃO

COOSolinftec

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JOHNNY PARK

CEOWabash Heartland Innovation Network

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KAREN PLAUT

Glenn W. Sample Dean of AgriculturePurdue University

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MARK POESCHL

CEONational FFA Organization

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MELISSA PROFFITT

Partner-In-Charge of Client Relations | Ice Miller LLP.

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DAVID ROBERTS

Chief Innovation OfficerIndiana Economic Development Corporation

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ELLIE SYMES

CEO + Co-Founder | The Bee Corp

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ALAN TIO

CEO | Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation

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TRENT TORRANCE

COO + Executive Vice President, International | United Animal Health

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SUSANNE WASSON

President, Crop Protection Business Platform Corteva Agriscience

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