Ag Partners Announces Lincoln Hillyer as Eastern Grain Division Manager

Sep 25, 2023

Lincoln Hillyer Eastern Grain Division Manager
Ag Partners Cooperative Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Lincoln Hillyer as Eastern Grain Division Manager. Lincoln will office out of the Hiawatha office and oversee Ag Partners' Eastern Grain Division's merchandising and company grain accounting, working along side Trevor Valburg (Western Grain Division Manager) and Brice Elnicki (SVP Grain & Business Development).  

Lincoln currently lives in Hiawatha with wife, Kristin, and two sons, Porter and Preston. He was most recently employed by AGP as Merchandising Manager for its’ St. Joseph, MO soybean processing plant. In his spare time he enjoys coaching youth sports, playing golf, and assisting with his family’s farm interests.

“I am excited for the opportunity to come back to Ag Partners and look to build off the solid foundation its’ members and employees have already shaped," said Hillyer. "There are many challenges currently in the ag industry and it is imperative we have Ag Partners continually looking forward and positioned accordingly.”

“We are very fortunate to be able to bring Lincoln back to Ag Partners. His vast experience in the grain industry, specifically in Northeast Kansas, will not only add value for Ag Partners owners locally, but as we continue our strategic growth initiatives," said Brice Elnicki, Ag Partners SVP of Grain & Business Development. “Lincoln is very familiar with Ag Partners, having spent 14 years with the Coop previously. We are excited to have Lincoln join our already talented team”.  

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