Meet our experts

Introducing more than 50 professionals with an incredible amount of passion for what we do. Get to know us. We’re the ones changing the image of the cattle industry.

It should go without saying that we love what we do.

We spend a lot of time getting to know the people we work with, and now it’s your turn to learn more about us.

Our commitment to respecting the hard things paves the way for our success here at Balance4ward.

Leadership

Todd Drake
Chief Executive Officer
Aaron Goldsmith

President
Chief Financial Officer

Wade Samo

Director of Sales

Ryan Gieck

Director of Finance

Dominic Bragg

Director of Cattle Feeding

Brandon Hinck

Director of Operations

Sales

Jim Phillips

Senior Advantage Manager

Cameron Eckmann

Senior Cattle Business Manager

Noah Blomendahl

Cattle Business Manager

Scott Moore

Cattle Business Manager

Ryley Spatz

Cattle Business Manager

Ryan Schroeder

Cattle Business Manager

Colten Drake

Advantage Manager

Alex Gerdes

Advantage Manager

Finance

Max Schneider

Staff Accountant

Jodi Tish

Staff Accountant

Mindi Hellbusch

Staff Accountant

Cattle Feeding

Gage Cantrell

Cattle Procurement Specialist

Rob Tucker

External Cattle Feeding Manager

Kristi Drake

Feedyard Manager

Ross Spencer

Market Analyst

James Hogan

Market Analyst

Richie Volz

Feedyard Operations

Andy Hackett

Cattle Health Specialist

Dustin Larison

Feeding Specialist

Damon Sunderman

Nodaway Feedyard Foreman

Doug Cooper

Feedyard Operations

Francis Cullen

Maintenance

Wyatt Baker

Feedyard Operations

Brent Schrader

Mill Manager

Dave Bass

Feed Delivery Operator

Cole Swenson

Blended Feed Delivery

Anthony Allen

Blended Feed Delivery

Talent Management

Tiana McKee

Human Resources Specialist

Cole Bonde

 B4W University Apprentice

Gavin Cooper

B4W University Apprentice

Operations

Crystal French

Commodities Trade Specialist Manager

Seth Willets

Cattle Operations Manager
Nodaway Office Manager

Kyle Holtmeyer

Controller

Brad Kempfert

Cattle Accountant

Chris Beyer

Senior Ingredient Merchandiser

Dana Morgan

Senior Ingredient Merchandiser

Beth Baudler

Ingredient Merchandiser

Jeffrey Katz

Ingredient Merchandiser

Carlos Munoz

Ingredient Merchandiser

Zach McMillin

Logistics Merchandiser

Ashton Blair

Commodities Trade Specialist

Taylor Shuck

Commodities Trade Specialist

Josh Woods

Commodities Trade Specialist

Melissa Wynn

Nodaway Receptionist

Marketing

Mason Brown

Marketing Manager

Kristen Weber

Marketing Associate

Katelyn Clariday

Marketing Administrative Associate

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