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Cress Hizer

    Cresswell Hizer, Class 2


The ALP Class is mostly responsible for giving me the great opportunity of serving the people of Indiana and its Agriculture Industry. There is seldom a day that goes by that I don’t utilize the network of ALP, for council, advice, and most importantly, friendship!”    


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Family: Married to Rhonda for 39 years, she is a music teacher at Jefferson Elementary. We have two daughters, two son-in laws and the latest grandchildren count is 5.
Farmer: Raised on a dairy farm in Middlebury. After graduating from Michigan State University Institute of Ag Technology, I purchased our family dairy farm. Starting with 28 dairy cows in 1978, the business gradually expanded to over 500 cows and farming about 1,000 acres.…

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Greg Bilbrey

Key Account Manager

1984 BS Tennessee Tech University

1984 – 1988 Tennessee Farmers Co-op – manager trainee; manager

1998 – 1990 MS University of Tennessee – animals science; swine production management

1990-2006 Indiana Farm Bureau Co-op/Countrymark/Land O’Lakes – feed sales, service, management, production records

2006-2016 Agri Stats, Inc – swine production/processing benchmarking, global senior account manager – started operations in US, CAN, MEX, Russia, Latin America, South Korea – data analytics and opportunity analysis

2016 – current – Key Account Manager for PIC Swine Genetics – manage key accounts IN, MI, OH, PA, TN; operate swine grow-finish benchmarking comparison.…

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Kenda Resler Friend

Founder & President

Peter van der Vegt

Regional Sales Manager

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Gary Book

Assistant Vice President Retail Credit Underwriting

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Meredith Cobb

AgrIInstitute Board Secretary, PU College of Agriculture Operations Manager

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Amanda Deering

Clinical Assistant Professor

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Sarah Delbecq

Vice President / Farm Manager

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Kelly Delp

Director of Development

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Shermika Duerson

Director Administrative Service Center

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Jennie Hodgen

Hodgen Farms & Merck Animal Health

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Nicole Roberts

Marketing Manager

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Hans Hans Schmitz

Purdue Extension Educator

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Hannah Vorsilak

Sr. Dir. Marketing Operations & Leadership Dir., ISA/ICMC

Class 18

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Ray Allison

Vice President of Administration

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Daniel Collignon

Executive Vice President/Sr. Commercial Credit Officer

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Jeff Cummins

General Counsel/Director of Public Affairs

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Meggie Foster

Business Development Manager

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Jason Glenn

Corporate Distribution and Sustainability

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Rob Hays

In Memory. Rob suddenly passed away in 2020 leaving an amazing legacy of impact across Indiana.

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Sam Hennessee

St. Tech Sales Representative

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Matt House

Agri-Business & Cooperatives BizOps National Leader

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Brett Jones

Specialty Corn Contracting Agent

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Myron McClure

Assist. Director, Office of Multicultural Programs

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John Metzger

Director, Global Food Industry Affairs

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Nick Michel

Grain NuFlexsion Manager