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  • Dave Davies

    Dave Davies

    Dave began his sales career with Sherwin Williams and spent 24 years working in several different locations and in management positions.  He made the move to agriculture in 2009 and has worked for Mid Kansas Coop, Farmway Coop and, for the last five years, with WinField United as a Customer Development Manager. Dave received his […]

  • Kevin Wickham

    Kevin Wickham

    Kevin comes to Verdesian from WinField United, where he worked since 2012 (also in southern IL) as a District Sales Manager. Prior to that he worked in retail sales for almost a dozen years with Effingham Equity. Kevin lives in Newton, IL,  and has been married to his wife, Erin, for 21 years.  The Wickhams […]

  • Tim Book

    Tim Book

    Tim Book is a technical sales representative for Verdesian’s plant nutrition division. Book joins Verdesian Life Sciences with more than 20 years of experience in the agricultural industry. Before joining Verdesian, Book served as regional manager at Specialty Fertilizer Products and has also been an area business leader for the MANA Crop Protection sales team, […]

  • Nick Muller

    Nick Muller

    Nick grew up on his family’s farm in southwest Iowa and has spent his entire life in the agriculture industry. After graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in Agricultural Economics, Nick worked in various roles in livestock and row crop production, which included serving as a Sales Representative for Pioneer Hi-Bred. Nick entered […]

  • Kurt Seevers

    Kurt Seevers

    Serving as a technical development manager, seed treatments & inoculants, Kurt Seevers has spent more than 25 years in various positions, including technical services, agronomy, sales, marketing and product development. Prior to joining Verdesian in 2014, he spent the previous 10 years working with Becker Underwood, most recently as field development leader for seed treatment […]

  • Jill Hanson

    Jill Hanson

    Jill Hanson is Verdesian Life Sciences’ Specialty Micronutrients Technical Product Manager, assisting with providing technical support, guidance and training Specialty Micronutrients Hanson is based in Clarinda, Iowa. Jill grew up on a farm in Webb, which is located in northwest Iowa. She attended Iowa State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture in […]

  • Jake Socherman

    Jake Socherman

    As director of sales, specialty micronutrients, Jake Socherman is responsible for handling key accounts, customer service, sales and product design and development. For over 20 years, he has worked for distribution and manufacturing companies, offering fertilizer products to the turf, ornamental and specialty agriculture industries. Jacob has expertise in plant nutrition and fertilizer technologies.

  • Dave Schwartz, CCA

    Dave Schwartz, CCA

    Dave Schwartz is executive vice president of sales in plant nutrition for Verdesian. Prior to this role, Dave served as vice president of new product development for Specialty Fertilizer Products and sales manager for Van Diest Supply Co., as well as sales representative and trainer for Ciba Geigy. Dave earned his bachelor’s degree in business […]

  • Chuck Broughton

    Chuck Broughton

    Charles “Chuck” Broughton is vice president of business development for Verdesian’s seed treatments and inoculants division in the United States and Canada. A current resident of south central Iowa, Chuck brings nearly 30 years of experience to lead the seed treatment and inoculant sales team. His position is focused on expanding a rapidly growing line […]

  • Andrew Duff

    Andrew Duff

    Andrew Duff serves as Verdesian Life Sciences’ Senior VP, US Sales, Nutritionals and Polymers. Andrew is responsible for managing sales activities, management of assigned Region VPs, National Accounts, National Equipment Programs, Governmental Affairs and Special Projects with objective achievement for the Agriculture & Turf Market in the U.S. for Verdesian. Andrew leads the Commercial Senior […]