Senior Vice President, Commodity Risk Management & Interim Chief Information Officer
Ed serves as Senior Vice President of Commodity Risk Management and is the interim Chief Information Officer. In addition to managing Scoular’s overall commodity trading-related risk, Ed is charged with leading and expanding the company’s producer risk management programs. Ed also leads the development of new programs designed to help customers manage risk.
Ed’s career in agribusiness began with Conagra Brands where he served in a variety of roles over a 24-year time span. The first 10 years of his career were spent in ingredient merchandising in Omaha, Nebraska, followed by an assignment in Greeley, Colorado, where he managed cattle feeding and cattle procurement for Conagra Beef Company. He stayed with Conagra Brands and returned to Omaha where he served in positions of increasing responsibility in commodity trading and risk management, eventually serving as Vice President and General Manager of Agricultural Risk Strategies.
In 2008, he joined Gavilon and served in vice president roles with responsibilities related to ingredient trading and commodity risk management. Ed most recently served as the Chief Trade and Risk Officer for Gavilon in Omaha. .
Ed holds a bachelor of science degree in Agricultural Economics from Kansas State University.