John Aguiar Roger Baker Matt Beeson Ankush Bhandari Richard Broad Don Close Scott Colbert Steve Freed Tyson Giles David Green Brian Harris Elizabeth M.G. Haucke Kellee James William E. Krueger Drew Lerner Mary Keough Ledman Brant Matthews Christine McCracken Paul Meyers Chris Morley Steve Nugent Mike O'Dea Dave Reeble Jim Ritchie Craig Ruffolo Joshua Sosland Carl Schwinke
Wheat Product Line Manager
Mr. Baker leads the wheat product line for CHS Inc., a leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company. He is responsible for all wheat merchandising, including support of the Ardent Mills joint venture supply agreement, and is a member of its guidance committee. He also manages the grain marketing central hedge desk, central research and trade, and business development in Canada. He joined CHS in 1994 as procurement merchandiser and relocated to the CHS Europe office in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2011, where he was vice-president and general manager for CHS Europe. He received a bachelor’s of science degree in agriculture business from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.
"The hotel layout provided excellent space for having short one on one meetings with customers. We were able to sit down at a table in an area that wasn't far away from the ballroom where the seminars were being held."
"All of the speakers and topics were great! It was very enlightening to hear the opinions and forecasts from some pretty smart folks outside of my company and normal contacts."
"The Union Station reception was amazing."
"The shuttles were great coming out of the reception on Sunday night. I had a group of 28 that needed to get to the power and light district, and they got a shuttle for us immediately."
"Good speaker selection, like the panel discussions, Sunday reception was nice. Great to have more room at this venue vs. previous years."