BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (Dec. 20, 2017) – Wade Mittelstadt has been named GROWMARK Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He will replace Mike Woods, who is retiring from GROWMARK after 43 years of company service.
“I am truly honored to have been chosen as the next CFO of GROWMARK,” said Mittelstadt. “GROWMARK has a strong tradition of financial stewardship and discipline. I look forward to continuing to build on this strong foundation focusing our efforts on operational efficiencies and executing on critical business initiatives. I am excited about contributing my expertise and experience in delivering excellent returns for members, enhancing profitability, and driving long-term growth as part of the GROWMARK leadership team.”
Since 2014, Mittelstadt has served as GROWMARK’s Vice President, Finance and Risk Management. He joined the System in 1994 as a controller/CFO for AgVantage FS, where he later served as general manager. He’s also held positions within GROWMARK’s Treasury Division as corporate cash/foreign exchange manager and assistant treasurer.
“Wade brings a wealth of experience, tremendous technical knowledge, a broad and balanced perspective, and a strong performance record to his new leadership responsibilities,” added GROWMARK CEO Jim Spradlin.
The new position takes effect January 2.
Learn more about the GROWMARK leadership team on our CEO Staff page.