Kyle was born and raised on his family farm near Princeton, IL. He knew from an early age he had a passion for agriculture and livestock. After high school, Kyle attended Blackhawk College East Campus and graduated with an Associate Degree in Ag Business/Ag Production.
After graduating, Kyle continued his involvement with the family farm and also was employed at Northern Partners Coop as an operator. Kyle’s knowledge and leadership allowed him to ascend to the position of plant manager, a position he served in for five years before joining Hefty Seed Company as a sales agronomist and operator. Kyle continues to be directly involved with his father and brother in their grain and livestock operation.
Kyle is very active in the community. He is involved in the local volunteer fire department, Lions Club, and is a trustee on the Berlin Township Board of Supervisors. Kyle is a graduate of the Illinois Farm Bureau “Ag leaders of Tomorrow” program.
In his spare time, he enjoys camping and spending time on the farm with his wife, Dana, and three children; daughters, Riley and Brynleigh, and son, Levi.