November 13, 2019

Eric Marchand – Seeks Reelection to MaxYield Board

20110321_maxyield_079 crop cmopMaxYield’s Annual Meeting is slated for December 3, 2013 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Algona, IA. Information will soon be in the mail for our members, including the ballot for the election. Eric Marchand is seeking reelection to the MaxYield board. Learn more about him and why he is seeking reelection, below.

Eric and his wife Christy live and farm southeast of Britt, with their four children. Eric is a graduate of West Hancock High School in Britt and obtained his Ag Management and Ag Business degrees from North Iowa Area Community College. He has farmed row crop corn and soybeans for about 15 years.

Eric is seeking reelection to the MaxYield Cooperative board of directors because he wants to see the cooperative take advantage of opportunities as they arise. He wants to help MaxYield Cooperative in becoming more efficient, stay competitive in grain and agronomy markets as well as furthering his knowledge of the ag industry and providing direction towards future cooperative successes.

One of his goals, if he is reelected to the board, is to help the organization stay cooperative minded and to continue to treat its patrons as partners, not just as customers. Eric also identifies the importance of serving the membership with diverse products and services that add value to their operations while maintaining the financial strength of MaxYield. He emphasizes that he is available to listen to member concerns and questions.

Eric believes that MaxYield must continue to balance profitability and the strength of the cooperative with a strong client and community focus. He also feels that the company should continue to upgrade facilities and rolling stock sensibly and feasibly. If reelected, Eric looks forward to balancing the needs of the entire company and maintaining a desirable employment atmosphere for its employees.

He enjoys serving on the board and learning from his fellow MaxYield directors. Eric also looks forward to the process evaluating projects and company vision and then working on solutions to accomplish those goals.

Eric is also the Secretary of the Britt Fire Department and Treasurer of the Hancock County Ag Museum.

Eric enjoys hunting, target shooting, collecting farm toys and spending time with his family.

Eric Marchand is a MaxYield Board of Director Candidate for the East Area (east of Hwy 17) and is running unopposed.

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