In this special edition of the GROWMARK Podcast, Media Relations Manager Chris Grogan talks in-depth with Ann Kafer, Vice President of Human Resources and Strategy Officer, about changes GROWMARK is making to keep employees safe during this developing coronavirus pandemic, while continuing to deliver an unsurpassed customer experience.
Media Relations Manager Chris Grogan talks with Jeff Frank, Division Manager of MID-CO, and Bryce Stremming, Senior Consultant of Commodity Risk with MID-CO. This month, MID-CO is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and looking ahead to an even brighter future. Jeff and Bryce discuss what MID-CO does, and how a dedication to customer service has set their team apart from competitors.
GROWMARK Publications and Media Relations Manager Chris Grogan talks with Digital Communications Manager Heather Thompson about The GROWMARK Way initiative, which sets the standard on how GROWMARK/FS team members work not only with our customers, but each other as well. Heather has worked with a core group of employees in setting up The GROWMARK Way standards of excellence.
In this episode of the GROWMARK Podcast, we hear from Identify and Messaging Admin, Tony Brent, on GROWMARK's latest efforts to keep employee and customer information cyber-secure.
John Reifsteck, GROWMARK Chairman of the Board and President, interviews Mark Orr, VP of Agronomy, Carol Kitchen, VP of Energy and Logistics, and Keith Milburn, Executive Director of Digital Transformation and CIO about some of the most impactful services offered by GROWMARK to its members. They also discuss a vision for digital technology in the future of the System.
Over the past few weeks, teams from the Human Resources Division have spent time with dozens of GROWMARK employees, to find out their thoughts on what would build upon the already strong employee engagement results from 2019. Media Relations Manager Chris Grogan talks with Tom Swearingen, Director of Talent Management, about how important this feedback is for top management within GROWMARK.
Aubrey Bastian and Jeff Frank talk about ERGs in the latest GROWMARK podcast.
The GROWMARK Foundation was formally incorporated in 2005 and supports 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable organizations. The Foundation is focused on programs and activities which support: the vitality of the industry of agriculture; agriculture education and consumer understanding of agriculture's contributions to society and the economy; agricultural leadership development; and education about the benefits of the cooperative way of doing business. The GROWMARK System has been involved in a variety of philanthropic efforts, including youth and young leader education and development and scholarships, for decades. In this podcast, hear how those leading this donation effort have had to respond quickly to everything from floods to honoring a GROWMARK executive's legacy.
Rebecca Dwyer, an intern in the GROWMARK Digital and Corporate Communications teams, reflects on starting up an industrial hemp operation in Illinois with prospects growing for the industry.