Integrating industry expertise with the College of Agricultural Sciences at Colorado State University helps to foster innovative opportunities for students, faculty, and the broader community.
The AgIndustry Leadership Council is a group of industry professionals with diverse expertise and experience whose knowledge and insight guide the Dean of Agricultural Sciences. These individuals share the vision of building programs with unquestioned global preeminence within the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Members meet biannually to discuss new ideas, programs, secure new funding, promote the college in the agriculture community, and help elevate the College of Agricultural Sciences on a global scale.
Senior Vice President
Production Technical Services
Chief Executive Officer,
Colorado State University
Executive Vice President and CEO of Retail
Nutrien Ag Solutions
President and Chairman of the Board
Stacy Kourlis Guillon
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Rancher and Private Investor
Hanging H Ranch and Hansen Partnership
Karl C. Hoppess & Associates, P.C.
President and CEO
Crest Investment Company
Hal Johnson’s HR Associates, LLC
Flying Diamond Ranch
Senior Director and Chief of Staff
Director of Horticulture and Center for Global Initiatives
Denver Botanic Gardens
Co-Founder and CEO
Colorado Premium Foods
Stephen P. Laughlin
Vice President & General Manager
Global Consumer Industry
Portfolio Manager – Managing Member,
Arcadia Asset Management, LLC
Managing Director (Ret.)
Center for Technology
The Toro Company
Health & Wellness
Chief Executive Officer
Dairy Management Inc.
Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy
Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director U.S.
Horizon Organic Dairy and Alfalfa Markets
UK-European Commodities Origination, Fixed Income Division
Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Where Food Comes From, Inc.
Managing Partner (Retired)
Senior Vice President and Chief Delivery Officer
American Ag Credit
Executive Vice President,
Sierra Nevada Space Systems
Richard L. Robinson
Physician Health Partners (Ret.)
Corporate Council For Inclusion And Diversity
Ashlee J. Davis
Global Lead – External Affairs, Global Inclusion & Diversity
Nutrien AG Solutions
Chief Human Resources Officer
Vice President, Talent & Culture