Director, Strategic Accounts
Jill Hanson Director of Strategic Accounts. Previously she was 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 1995. She later earned her MBA in food and agribusiness from the Krannert School of Business at Purdue University. Jill has worked as a sales representative, sales trainer and district sales manager for the last 25 years – all in agriculture. She spent 15 years with DuPont Pioneer and the last four with Bayer Cropscience.
Jill is a proud mother of three girls – Emma (12.5), Sydney (11) and Macy (8) – who keep her busy and on her toes. Jill enjoys spending time in Lake Okoboji on the water, and she also enjoys running, hiking, gardening and anything else outdoors.