GROWMARK is pleased to welcome three employees into new roles within the Agronomy Services Department. The Agronomy Information Services Sales Managers will be responsible for the profitable growth of FS Advanced Information Services with FS companies, through their leadership in marketplace development, technical insight and training. They will work with FS companies’ management teams, Ag information specialists, crop specialists and GROWMARK field staff to capitalize on marketplace opportunities with FS Advanced Information Services.
Brandon Everett will serve Wisconsin, northeastern Iowa, and northern Illinois. Brandon grew up on a farm near Albion, IL, and graduated from SIU Carbondale with a bachelor’s degree in Ag Business Economics. Since 2005, he has worked at Southern FS, serving as Technology Management Specialist (Precision Farming) and more recently as their Information Technology Manager. While working at Southern FS, he also earned a master’s degree in Information Systems.
Brian Henze will serve southern and eastern Illinois. Brian has been with the FS System for 24 years working as a certified crop specialist, location manager and credit/ag-finance specialist, and most recently, working for South Central FS in their Precision Farming Department. Brian is a Southern Illinois University graduate in Ag Business Economics. Brian is a Certified Crop Advisor and a CAP Certified Technical Service Provider with the NRCS.
Brett Isley will serve west-central Illinois and southern Iowa. Born and raised on a farm near Newton, IL, he received his bachelor’s degree in Agri-Business Economics from Southern Illinois University. Brett began his career at Effingham-Clay Service Company (South Central FS), working as a certified crop specialist, and then the Crops Division Marketing Manager at Schuyler-Brown FS (Prairieland FS) in Rushville, IL. He was then with Monsanto as a Retail sales manager, Traits and Seed Rep. and a Local Field Advisor. Most recently he was an Account Manager for DuPont Pioneer.