Jim Gumpert, Director of Grower Services, directs the activities of the Grower Services Team comprised of 8 District Field Managers and is the Staff Lead for the Grassroots Network, Membership and Checkoff (GNMC) Committee at Iowa Corn. Jim has an extensive background in Iowa and Global Agriculture having spent more than 3 decades in the Seed Industry working for multinational Life Science Organizations in a variety of Leadership roles. Jim is an Iowa native and graduate of Iowa State University and Purdue University’s Krannert Executive Education Program. When not working, Jim volunteers his time with the Mid-Iowa Ducks Unlimited Chapter and the CF Iowa Shoot for a Cure annual event. He also enjoys spending time at his farm in Wayne County and with his family and grand daughters.