Board of Directors

board of directors

Jim Jackson

President

Jim is an employee of Land O’ Lakes and is the Upper Mid-West and Great lakes Region Director for Purina Animal Nutrition’s feed business. Jim has had a 39-year career with Land O’ Lakes, serving in many sales and management roles. He grew up in Northwest Ohio and graduated from Ohio State University. Jim resides in Greenfield, Indiana.

Mark Mickolichek

Vice President

Mark is currently serving as Secretary of the Glencoe Co-op Association Board and serves as Vice President on the Munson Lakes Nutrition Board. He enjoys serving on the board in the interest of the patrons. With his wife Patti and their four children, the Mickolicheck family operate a farm north of Silver Lake, MN, including 600 acres of corn, soybeans, and alfalfa, as well as 300 feeder cattle and beef cows.

Dale Hegland

Board Secretary, General Manager of Glencoe Cooperative
Dale graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in Animal Science. In 1979, he was hired by Glencoe Cooperative to be the Feed Manager and Regional Dairy Specialist. In 2001, the Board of Glencoe Cooperative hired Dale as General Manager and he also became Secretary on the Munson Lakes Nutrition Board of Directors. Dale is married and has 3 children and 9 grandkids.

Mike McMahon

Chief Executive Officer of Federated Cooperative

He began his career with Apex Oil Company in St. Louis, MO. From there he spent 12 years with Ralston Purina Company in St Louis and then 11 years with Frito-Lay in various high-level management & sales positions based in Minneapolis, MN. He was recruited to lead sales and operations at Tree of Life based in St. Augustine, FL. Tree of Life is a distributor of Natural and Organic products. Mike joined the Co-op from Schwan Home Service based in Marshall, MN, where he managed $1B in revenue and services to over 1.8 million customers in 48 states. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a BSBA-Finance.