Meet the Leadership Team

Brooks Burgum

Chairman

A native of Arthur, ND, Brooks graduated from University of North Dakota with a BA in Political Science and later from Southern Methodist University with an MBA in Finance.

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James Burgum

CEO

Originally from Casselton, ND, James earned a BA in Business Administration from North Dakota State University.  Prior to Arthur Companies, James was a co-founder and Partner at Arthur Ventures.

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John Melland

CFO

John grew up in Minot, ND, and is a certified public accountant with strong experience analyzing and directing accounting and financial operations. He has a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree from the University of North Dakota.

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Kevin Karel

General Manager

Kevin was raised in Bismarck, ND and is a certified public accountant. He earned a BS in Accounting from North Dakota State University.

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Justin Knott

Justin Knott

Agronomy Manager

Justin grew up in Red Lake Falls, MN, earned a BS in Agronomy from University of Minnesota – Crookston and a MS in Entomology from North Dakota State University.

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Patrick Erickson

Patrick Erickson

Director of Ag Inputs

A native of Roseau, MN, Patrick earned a BA in crop and weed science from North Dakota State University.

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Dallas Hansen

Director of Trading - Arthur Trading LLC

Dallas grew up on a farm outside of Hunter, ND, and earned a BA in History from Yale University. Previously Dallas worked at Louis Dreyfus Company for 10 years.

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Brentt Roberts

General Manager - Central North Dakota

Brentt grew up on a small family farm outside of Vancouver, WA and earned his BS in Agriculture from Washington State University. Prior to Arthur Companies, Brentt was a Senior Export Corn Merchandiser in the Pacific Northwest.

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Seth Heidorn

Director of Trading - Wheat

Seth grew up in Minneapolis, MN and graduated from University of Minnesota Duluth, with a BA in Financial Markets.

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Jeremy TenBroek

CIO

Jeremy grew up on a ranch in south central North Dakota and graduated from North Dakota State University, with a BS in Management Information Systems.

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