South Dakota Cattlemen's Foundation Board of Directors
Gary is employed by Purina Animal Nutrition and works predominantly in the Dakotas. Gary started in the feed business in 1988 with Farmland Industries and has held various sales and management positions as Farmland merged with LandOLakes and purchased Purina.
Gary and his wife Tanya live in Beresford and have three grown children; Chris, Shannon, and Jessica and five grandsons.
Gary has a degree in Animal Science from SDSU and an MBA from Huron University. He served on Beresford’s city council for 14 years and has also served on rural electric and feed company board of directors. In addition, Gary has worked on the formation of Dakota Premium Beef, a beef supply group, and currently is involved in their efforts to build beef supply programs.