Allen Sasse farms in the Beason area, on the west side of the Topflight Grain trade area. He joined the Topflight Grain Board of Directors in 2014.
Board of Directors
Cary Hinton farms with his family in the Bement, Milmine and Voorhies area. He served, previously, on the Bement Grain board for 3 years. In Cary’s spare time, he enjoys golfing, fishing, and theatre, with his wife, Jaki.
Dan Larson farms in the Bement, Voorhies, Milmine, & Monticello area. He and his wife, Brooke, have a young son & 2 daughters. Dan enjoys trapshooting and restoring old tractors in his spare time.
Dave Zelhart joined the Topflight Grain Board in 2003; previously serving on the Maroa Farmers Co-op Board for 3 years. He farms in the Maroa area, with his two brothers. Dave and his wife, Cindie, have two children, a son and a daughter. The family enjoys horseback riding, and sports activities.
Greg Briggs farms in the Argenta and Cisco area. Greg and his wife, Vicki, have five children, two sons, and three daughters. Greg serves on the Argenta Park Board and is an officer on the Cisco Fire Department. He enjoys trap and skeet shooting in his spare time. Greg was elected to the Board of Directors in 2006.
Jim Brown farms in the Beason area, in Logan County with some in DeWitt County as well. He and his wife, Pam have six children. Jim served on the East Lincoln Farmers Grain board for 12 years, joining the Topflight Grain board in 2014. He is a Trustee for the Beason Fire Department, and previously served 11 years on local school boards. Jim & Pam enjoy sports, travel, and comedy.
Josh Ponder farms in the Hammond area. He and his wife, Becky, are the parents of a daughter and a son. Josh serves on the United Prairie LLC board, on the Friendship Hill board, and on his local drainage district. He enjoys boating and racing, when he has time.
Kyle Johnson has served on the Bement Grain and Topflight Grain boards since 1996. He has two children, Hannah and Ethan. Kyle farms in the areas around Monticello, Milmine, Lodge, and Cisco. He serves on the Fire Department and enjoys outdoor activities.
Richard Larimore has been a board member since 1994. He farms in partnership with his brother, Bill, in the Bement/Voorhies/Atwood areas. Richard and his wife, Susan, live southeast of Bement. He also enjoys golfing and spends time auctioneering, often donating his time to local charity events.
Tim Schable farms in the Atwood-Pierson-Tuscola area with his dad. He and his wife, Angie, have three children, Callie, Kolby and Chloe. Tim enjoys officiating basketball and softball and watching his kids play sports.