“As a Director of the Association for the past 5 years, Todd
has been a valuable part of the Grain and Feed Association of
Illinois," said Jeff Adkisson, GFAI Executive Director. “He has
continued to provide keen insight into the industry and we look
forward to his term as President of the Association.”
Farris, who is a Manager of Elkhart Grain Company in Elkhart, IL
has been elected to guide the association that represents more
than 90% of commercial grain storage in the State of Illinois.
“It’s an honor to serve as President of an organization that is
committed to helping the grain handling and feed industries in
Illinois,” said Farris. “I hope to serve as a strong voice while
we work with others to solve challenges and advance the
Todd is currently the East Side Manager and Chief Financial
Officer of Elkhart Grain Company and has been with the company
since 1999. He has also served as a director on the Grain and
Feed Association of Illinois Board of Directors before being
elected to 2nd vice president two years ago, and serving as 1st
vice president last year. Todd is originally from Vienna, IL and
currently resides in Mt. Pulaski, IL with his wife, Sarah and
their two sons, Tanner and Luke.
The Grain & Feed Association of Illinois is the statewide trade
association for the grain and feed industry in Illinois.
Membership consists of country and terminal grain elevators,
feed dealers, feed manufacturers, grain brokers, truckers and
both corn and soybean processors as well as companies who
provide goods and services to the industry.
[Paul Crombie, Elkhart Grain Company]