Member Spotlight: Sean Morgan
GEAPS In-Grain newsletter features GEAPS Member Sean Morgan in a recent issue. The full issue of In-Grain is available to GEAPS Members. If you aren’t a GEAPS Member, you can sign up online.
Sales Manager, Seedburo Equipment Company
Chapter and committees:
Cornbelt Chapter, EPC & Exchange Futures Committee
My wonderful wife Ellen, my 3 sons Grant, Ladd, Wells and our daughter Adeline.
Position and Company:
Sales Manager at Seedburo Equipment Company
Years with company:
8 years with the company
Years in Industry:
13 years in the industry.
Interesting or unique fact about your facility/company:
Seedburo Equipment Company is one of the first companies that exhibited at the first GEAPS Exchange.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Agribusiness Economics from Southern Illinois University
Biggest influence on your career:
At a young age Dr. Kim Harris opened my eyes to all of the great opportunities in the Ag Business world.
How has GEAPS helped your leadership skills?
All of the GEAPS education courses and sessions are fantastic. Not to mention when you surround yourself with quality people at Exchange, you learn from them.
What are three of your favorite memories from GEAPS?
1. My first year attending GEAPS Exchange in Omaha NE.
2. Joining the EPC
3. Experiencing the town of Austin TX at GEAPS Exchange.
What is the best advice you have received from another GEAPS member?
Get involved and you will learn and have so much more fun. – Todd
What is one industry-wide trend affecting your company right now? How are you reacting to it?
Parts shortages. We are looking at new US manufacturers and small
privately owned shops.
What is something unique about the grain industry in your region?
Illinois is the second largest producer of corn in the country and the largest producer of pumpkins.