Board of Directors

The UPI Board of Directors is comprised of 16 producer members who are elected by UPI district delegates. These directors serve three-year terms and work with cooperative management to set the strategic direction of the co-op and make decisions to ensure the current and future success of the business.

Tim Lenz

District 3 (N. IL)

Alex Richardson

District 4 (W. KY)

Nick Timmermann

District 5 (S.IL)

Tim Ruggles

District 6 (N. MI)

Bill Pridgeon

District 7 (SW MI)

Dan Schaible

District 8 (SE MI)

Tom Homan

District 9 (N. IN)

James Lucas

District 10 (S. IN)

Dan Bernath

District 11 (NW OH)

 Fred Berge

District 12 (SW OH)

Lynn Orr

District 13 (NE OH)

Dennis Corcoran

District 15 (S. OH)

Grover Crawford

District 16 (E. KY)

Matt Bell

At Large

John West

At Large

Co-op Leadership

Together, our leadership team and board of directors develop the strategic direction for the cooperative to ensure a successful and sustainable future for the business and its members.

Mike Bumgarner  

President and CEO

Bill Tom

Executive Vice President of Livestock Marketing

Bob Siegel

Vice President of Credit

Brad Warner

Vice President of Finance & Accounting

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John Marihugh

Vice President of Strategy, Communications & Member Services