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Wagner Announced as CEO of Great Bend Co-op

May 29, 2020

Please join the Great Bend Co-op Board of Directors and all Employees in welcoming our new Chief Executive Officer, Chris Wagner!  Chris is coming to us from the Garden City Co-op where he was most recently Vice President of Grain.  Chris and his wife Shanda have an 8-month old son, Easton.  He plans to join us on June 22nd, 2020.
 
Growing up in Holcomb, Kansas, Chris went on to graduate from Chadron State College in Nebraska with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Minor in Finance.  Chris began his career at the Garden City Co-op Inc in 2007 as an Elevator Manager with responsibilities moving to Grain Merchandiser, Area Manager, and then lastly Vice President of Grain. 
 
As Vice President of Grain, he managed 19 elevator locations with a 30-million-bushel capacity.  While there, Chris completed his Master of Agribusiness at Kansas State University in 2013, and also served as a Board member for Windriver Grain LLC and Grant County Economic Development.
 
We are excited to have Chris and his family join our Community and to add him to our team.  We look forward to the new ideas and success that he will bring along with him!
 


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