The Meristem
Team

The Meristem
Team

Meristem is led by world-class ag professionals passionate about creating the most efficient channel to move crop input technologies to market for the benefit of the American Farmer. Each one has farm roots, deep experience and solid business relationships worldwide.

Because farmers competing globally need ever more strategic insight, the Meristem Board of Advisors was formed to gain a wider perspective and be able to share that knowledge and insight with the Meristem Team of dealers and customers.

Management Team

Mitch Eviston

Mitch Eviston

Founder & CEO

Rob McClelland

Rob McClelland

President & Chief Marketing Officer

Peter Rousonelos

Peter Rousonelos

VP Business Development

Rod Schroeder

Rod Schroeder

Chief Financial Officer & Board Chairman

 Joe Gednalske

Joe Gednalske

Senior Product Development Strategist

Team Members

Stephanie Graham

Stephanie Graham

Operations Manager

Jan Porter

Jan Porter

Director of Accounting and Business Analytics

Izaak Rathke

Izaak Rathke

Director, National Accounts

Quinton Keeran

Quinton Keeran

Director of Marketing

Ashley McCann

Ashley McCann

Sales and Customer Care Manager

Mikayla Schaefer

Mikayla Schaefer

Brand Marketing Support and Communications Specialist

Melanie Burk

Melanie Burk

Sales and Business Director – East

Nick Maple

Nick Maple

Sales Representative

Jim Sitar

Jim Sitar

Sales Representative

Taylor Janicek

Taylor Janicek

Michigan Sales Representative | National Product Manager–In-Furrow Fertilizers

Frank Peterson

Frank Peterson

Sales and Business Director – West

Keith Konradi

Keith Konradi

Sales Represntative

K. Elliott Nowels

K. Elliott Nowels

Media Relations

Larry Fiene

Larry Fiene

Product Development Partner – Biologicals

Board of Advisors

Meristem leaders and crop input channel veterans Mitch Eviston and Rob McClelland have assembled an all-star board of advisors with wide experience in a variety of disciplines within food and agriculture. Led by Rod Schroeder, renowned agribusiness leader, the Meristem Board of Advisors will endeavor to deliver even more value to top growers.

Jeff Troendle

Jeff Troendle

President

Hertz Farm Management

Owen Palm

Owen Palm

President / CEO

21st Century Equipment, LLC

Dr. Kess Berg

Dr. Kess Berg

President / CEO

Advanced Agrilytics

Kevin Born

Kevin Born

President / CEO

Environmental Tillage Systems

Rich Wildman

Rich Wildman

Managing Member

Agricultural Development Services, LLC

Tom Dorr

Tom Dorr

Past Under Secretary / Former President & CEO

USDA Rural Development U.S. Grains Council

Kevin Van Trump

Kevin Van Trump

President / Owner

Farm Direction / Van Trump Report

David Alpert

David Alpert

Founder / Advisor

Multiple agri-food entities

Justin Crownover

Justin Crownover

Owner

Lone Star Family Farms

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