NORTH IOWA COOPERATIVE

Staff Directory

Search our staff directory by location or by department.

By Location

Call Thornton: (641) 998-2711 or 1-800-531-9241

Chuck Schafer

Chuck Schafer

General Manager
Craig Backhaus

Craig Backhaus

Grain Merchandiser

Randy Westhoff

Grain Team Member
Diane Nelson

Diane Nelson

Grain Team Member

Matt Hardy

Certified Crop Advisor, Agronomy Division Manager

Richard Halsne

Field Sales Agronomist

Tyler Flint

Field Sales Agronomist
Amy Fisher

Amy Fisher

Controller

Call Portland: (641) 423-5311 or 1-800-341-5311

Ed Paulus

Ed Paulus

Regional Manager

Ryan Smith

Field Sales Agronomist

Bob Lugar

Field Sales Agronomist

Brian Dirksen

Precision Ag Specialist

Derek Johnson

Seed Shed Manager
Sarah LaCoste

Sarah LaCoste

Grain Team Member
Jeff Kuhlers

Jeff Kuhlers

Grain Team Member
Sarah Sturges

Sarah Sturges

Agronomy Team Member
Phil Markwardt

Phil Markwardt

Agronomy Team Member

Call Clear Lake: (641) 357-5274 or 1-888-350-5274

Kevin Weiss

Location Manager
Amanda Theiss

Amanda Theiss

Grain Team Member
Gene Toppin

Gene Toppin

Grain Team Member

Dennis Maertens

Field Sales Agronomist/Seed Sales

Call Plymouth: (641) 696-3382

Steve Trebil

Steve Trebil

Location Manager, Plymouth
Larry Ausborn

Larry Ausborn

Grain Team Member

By Department

Craig Backhaus

Craig Backhaus

Grain Merchandiser
Ed Paulus

Ed Paulus

Regional Manager, Portland

Kevin Weiss

Location Manager, Clear Lake
Steve Trebil

Steve Trebil

Location Manager, Plymouth
Sarah Sturges

Sarah Sturges

Grain Team Member, Thornton
Diane Nelson

Diane Nelson

Grain Team Member, Thornton

Randy Westhoff

Grain Team Member, Thornton
Amanda Theiss

Amanda Theiss

Grain Team Member, Clear Lake
Gene Toppin

Gene Toppin

Grain Team Member, Clear Lake
Larry Ausborn

Larry Ausborn

Grain Team Member, Plymouth
Jeff Kuhlers

Jeff Kuhlers

Grain Team Member, Portland

Matt Hardy

Certified Crop Advisor, Agronomy Division Manager

Richard Halsne

Field Sales Agronomist

Tyler Flint

Field Sales Agronomist

Dennis Maertens

Field Sales Agronomist/Seed Sales

Bob Lugar

Field Sales Agronomist

Ryan Smith

Field Sales Agronomist

Brian Dirksen

Precision Ag Specialist

Derek Johnson

Seed Shed Manager
Sarah LaCoste

Sarah LaCoste

Agronomy Team Member, Portland
Phil Markwardt

Phil Markwardt

Agronomy Team Member, Portland

Kevin Weiss

Location Manager, Clear Lake

Randy Westhoff

Grain Team Member

Dave Gruenberg

Location Manager, Propane Delivery
Brittney Friederich

Brittney Friederich

Administrative Assistant
Ken Hobbiebrunken

Mason City

(641) 425-4025

Ken Hobbiebrunken

Propane Delivery

Plymouth
(641) 483-2155

Mel Einertson

Propane Delivery

Thornton/Mason City
(641) 373-7517

Mike Bower

Propane Delivery