Kansas City, MO – Feb. 8, 2024 -- The Transportation, Elevator, and Grain Merchants Association (TEGMA) members have re-elected Wyatt Brummer, vice president-western rail grains, The Scoular Company, as chairman.

The election came at the Association’s annual meeting held February 1, 2024, at the Westin Kierland Hotel in Scottsdale, AZ.

The group re-elected Greg Beck, chief administrative officer and senior vice president, CGB Enterprises, as first vice chairman.

Aaron Reid, chief operating officer, J.D. Heiskell & Company, was elected second vice chairman.

Active members re-elected to three-year terms on the Board of Directors were:

  • Wyatt Brummer, The Scoular Company, Overland Park, KS
  • Aaron Reid, J.D. Heiskell & Co., Elkhorn, NE
  • Ross Edwards, Viterra, Omaha, NE

Elected by members to one-year terms on the Board were representatives of Associate Members:

> Chad Hartwig, The Greenbrier Companies.

> Ron Seeber, Kansas Grain and Feed Association.

Chairman Brummer thanked outgoing Board Member Katie Hadenfeldt with GATX for her service on the Board.

The newly elected board members join the following incumbents on the Board.

  • Angela Caddell, BNSF Railway, Ft. Worth, TX
  • Jason Hess, Union Pacific Railroad, Omaha, NE
  • Greg Beck, CGB Enterprises, Covington, LA
  • Justin Cauley, CHS Inc., Inver Grove Heights, MN
  • Shaun Meiners, The Andersons, Overland Park, KS
  • Trent Schairer, Bartlett Grain Company, Kansas City, MO

TEGMA staff officers are Bob Petersen, president, and Erica Venancio, secretary-treasurer.

TEGMA is a North American trade association whose members include leading grain shipper, receivers, and rail carriers, as well as many related businesses.