The longevity of NuWay’s employee group exceeds similar businesses. Several have worked here over 20 years—some for over 30.
Native of: Sherburn
Previously: I worked as Office Manager at Hawkins Chevrolet.
My Personal Goal: To use my knowledge to build our HR and safety division so employees achieve their goals and go home safe. To build on the NuWay brand: Diversified, Innovative and Exceptional Value.
Native of: St. James
Previously: Assistant City Clerk for City of St. James.
My Personal Goal: To learn more about agriculture while working in a positive setting and being employed by a successful cooperative.
Native of: Forman, North Dakota
Previously: I worked at a bank in Fargo, ND[MC2] as a Teller and then as a Loan Assistant. I began working at Pioneer Bank in St. James in 2003 as Loan Assistant, Consumer Lender, Real Estate Lender and finally as a Commercial Lender.
My NuWay Start: April 1 2014 as Sales/Business Support Administrator.
My Personal Goal: To continue helping NuWay grow and be successful, and to help the businesses and growers we supply succeed as well.
Native of: Butterfield
Previously: I was employed as teller with St. James Federal Bank, which is owned by Wells Fargo.
My Personal Goal: To help NuWay grow by furthering my knowledge in the fuel and ag industries, and to assist our customers to the best of my ability.
Native of: Trimont
Previously: I worked for Mayo Health Services.
My Personal Goal: To offer exceptional value to NuWay members by maintaining relationships and providing quality account services.
Native of: Sleepy Eye
Previously: I worked for 34 years in ag banking.
My Personal Goal: To expand NuWay’s crop insurance department.
Previously: I have worked for NuWay since graduating from college.
My NuWay Start: 1995. I’ve held several positions in Operations, Sales and Administration.
My Personal Goal: To keep NuWay financially sound and viable while making sure we provide the best-in-class service and value to our owners.
Native of: Dunnell
Previously: I came to NuWay right out of college.
Native of: Bagley
Previously: Elementary School Teacher at St. James from 1994-1995 and 1999-2013. Project Manager for Firepond in Mankato from 1996-1999. Terminal Manager of the United Suppliers fertilizer plant at Welcome from 2013 to 2015.
My Personal Goal: To help NuWay employees with the technology tools they need to do their jobs easily and efficiently.
Native of: Ormsby
Previously: I worked as a farm laborer through high school and at CHS’s soybean crushing plant in Mankato for two years after college.
My NuWay Start: 2007 as Credit Manager and as CFO since 2011.
My Personal Goal: To keep NuWay’s brand a positive reflection of our community and members. To keep NuWay stable, strong and headed in our current positive direction for many years to come. To grow the company through new programs and diverse ideas that set NuWay apart from its competition.
Native of: Granada
Previously: I worked at the Fairmont Area Chamber of Commerce for 11 years as Receptionist, Marketer, Event Planner and Social Media Specialist.
My Personal Goal: To find new and creative ways to market our company and the products we sell.
Native of: Lakefield
Previously: I worked at Internships with local co-ops and WinField.
My Personal Goal: To support local producers by giving them tools to succeed and be profitable.
Native of: Alpha
Previously: I started in March 1980 with Dunnell Co-op, after graduating from Minnesota Valley Technical Institute.
My NuWay Start: In 1980 when Dunnell and two other co-ops formed NuWay Cooperative. I have worked as the Agronomy Plant Manager in NuWay’s Dunnell, Sherburn and Welcome locations before moving to Trimont office as an Account Manager.
My Personal Goal: To provide our patrons with agronomic products and information that helps make their operations successful and profitable.
Previously: I have worked for NuWay Cooperative my entire career.
My NuWay Start: 1996 as Fertilizer and Pesticide Applicator at our Sherburn location. Over the years I’ve served as Assistant Location Manager in Sherburn and as Site Specific Coordinator.
My Personal Goal: To Find innovative, practical and sustainable ways to help our member-owners remain profitable in their operations and businesses.
Previously: I worked four years for Minnowa Construction, building and repairing bridges.
My NuWay Start: 1999 as an Applicator in Operations. I later worked as Operations Manager/Dispatch.
My Personal Goal: I want to form great relationships with the NuWay staff and growers I work with.
Native of: Jackson
Previously: After earning a degree in agronomy and ag business from South Dakota State University, I interned with NuWay Cooperative and WinField in the summer of 2008, transitioning to Answer Plot® Trainee in the summer of 2009.
My Personal Goal: To put the growers I work with in the best position to succeed.
Previously: I attended school at the University of Minnesota where I obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural and Food Business Management. I also interned for Land O’Lakes within their finance division and interned with NuWay over the summer of 2016.
Personal Goal: My goal with NuWay is to expand my agronomic and sales related knowledge, to get to know the coop system and our growers, and to be a strong, positive, and effective employee to help prepare myself for other roles within the agronomy industry and within NuWay.
Previously: I worked as an ag educator for 10 years at the post-secondary level. For five years I owned and operated the Trimont Greenhouse, as well as farmed for eight years.
My NuWay Start: As an applicator in operations. I ran a sprayer, applied anhydrous, delivered propane amongst other tasks.
My Personal Goal: To suggest and educate about the products and services NuWay provides to help our patrons be successful and profitable.
Previously: U.S. Army Combat Engineer: two years in Korea and one year at Ft. Carson, Colorado. Cropmate Applicator: two years at Imogene, Iowa.
My NuWay Start: 1991 as Applicator and Propane Delivery.
My Personal Goal: I would like to bring NuWay’s excellent service to new customers.
Native of: Odin
Previously: NuWay hired me after finishing high school, and I have worked here since then.
My NuWay Start: 2003. I joined NuWay as an intern and then was hired full time as a Custom Applicator.
My Personal Goal: To support our brand and help our customers make informed decisions.
Native of: Adrian
Previously: 1982-1984 Floater Operator with Amoco Oil Co, Adrian; 1984-1991 Retail Manager with Cropmate Company, Sherburn.
My NuWay Start: 1991 as Retail Location Manager. Since then, I’ve served NuWay as Sales Division Manager and Seed Division Manager.
My Personal Goal: To help our customers become profitable and successful while providing the best possible products and services.
Previously: I worked in retail management for 25 years in the Twin Cities metro area and outstate.
My Personal Goal: To help NuWay in its daily operations—specifically to maintain propane tank info and maintenance to be its best.
Native of: I was a Navy brat. My family lived in Japan, California, Washington and Montana.
Previously: After college and an enlistment in the U.S. Army, I worked as a Job Site Supervisor for MidStates Mechanical and as Plant Manager for Continental Carbonic Products, Inc.
My Personal Goal: Provide great service to NuWay customers and keep them safe.
Previously: I worked for eight years with Hempeck Construction.
Native of: Fairmont
Previously: I worked for B&B Gas Piping Plus, 2007-2014.
My Personal Goal: To keep all patrons safe when using propane.
Previously: I worked for Rohman Trucking of Trimont for 10 years and for BFI for two years.
My NuWay Start: Early 1980s. I left briefly and returned in 1997. I’ve worked the last 19 years with NuWay.
My Personal Goal: To keep my driving record clean and be safe.
Previously: I worked 30 years in the beverage business for Northland Beverage and Pepsi.
My Personal Goal: To help NuWay grow and become more efficient as a company.
Previously: I worked for WFS (now CFS) right out of college.
Previously: I worked as Tire Service Technician, Mechanic and Trucker.
Previously: St. James Country Club and Quality Appliance and TV in Mankato.
My NuWay Start: 2004 as Operations Staff and later as Operations Supervisor.
My Personal Goal: To provide excellent customer service with quality employees through service, delivery and timely application.
Native of: Dunnell and Sherburn
Previously: I worked for Schwiess, Inc., and FCA.
Native of: Welcome
Previously: Rosen Livestock and Crop Builders.
Previously: I worked on the farm for my dad and uncle.
Previously: I worked commercial and residential construction for eight years.
Native of: Shullsburg, Wis.
Previously: I served eight years in the U.S. Army, and I worked construction before starting at NuWay.
My Personal Goal: To learn all I can while employed with NuWay. To be able to do any job at NuWay when needed.
Previously: I started at Cominco American in 1975. Cominco was sold to Kaiser Steck, then Vigoro, then Cenex and then to NuWay in 1975.
My Personal Goal: To do the best job I can for the customers and for NuWay Cooperative.
Previously: Handyman Hardware in St. Cloud; Johnson OK Hardware in St. James; Cenex LP Gas Plant in St. James.
My Personal Goal: To do the best job I can for NuWay.
Previously: Farmed and worked on a local hog farm.
Previously: I’ve farmed since 2002. I participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2005-2007.
My Personal Goal: To keep FarmRX a useful resource for NuWay and its customers.
Native of: South Shore, South Dakota
Previously: I earned a geography degree from Mankato State University. I worked for an independent crop consulting group and a precision ag software company as their Midwest Account Manager.
My NuWay Start: I started in 2001 with FarmRX, a brand of NuWay Cooperative. I’ve been manager/lead specialist since 2009.
My Personal Goal: To keep NuWay and its owners ahead of the curve with precision ag data, while using technology and data to make the company more efficient.
Previously: I did landscaping work at the Sherburn Nursery during college and interned with WFS (now CFS) for two summers.
My NuWay Start: In 2010 as a Soil Sample Crew Leader with FarmRX.
My Personal Goal: To grow the database program and continue helping farmers make decisions with the data.
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