Finance and Administration Committee


Committee Chairman: Kellie Melton, Income Optimization Manager, Purina Animal Nutrition LLC, Arden Hills, MN
NGFA Staff Liaisons: Mary Hitchcock

This committee monitors economic, financial, business administration, tax, accounting and related legal mat­ters affecting the industry.  It also identifies industry needs concerning financing issues; provides a forum for discussions between lenders and customers to address capital availability and liquidity issues, and recommends potential policy responses; and provides information to NGFA members on alternative financing tools.

NameTitleOrganizationLocation
Gary E. BeachnerPresident & CEOBeachner Grain Inc.Parsons, KS
Larry CallahanChief Financial OfficerDemeter LPFowler, IN
John FlahautVice PresidentOne Source Risk Management and Funding Inc.Saint Louis, MO
Jefferson HillmanChief Financial OfficerJ.D. Heiskell & Co.Omaha, NE
Sherri KindredFinance Director, TransportationArcher Daniels Midland CompanyDecatur, IL
Kellie MeltonIncome Optimization DirectorPurina Animal Nutrition LLCArden Hills, MN
Amanda PedigoRisk Management ConsultantStoneX Group Inc.Zionsville, IN