Dick’s commitment to providing second-to-none service and product has remained unchanged for over forty years – since he began New Horizon Seed with his wife, Elaina, in 1979. He values the relationships he has developed in the seed industry and those he has established with customers whom he considers his family. When he’s not out meeting with growers, Dick is gardening, entertaining the Frontiersmen family in his home, or traveling.
Ben’s diverse background in corporate management has led him to continue on his family’s legacy by overseeing Frontiersmen’s operations. As CEO, he works directly with trait providers and management teams to facilitate lasting, effective relationships. Ben currently resides in London with his two sons, and wife, Zarina.
Brian re-joined the Frontiersmen family in July 2020, and is currently located in Victoria, Minnesota. He brings over 20 years of success in the seed business, dating back to his undergraduate years when he first met the Funks while studying Agronomy at Purdue University. Brian’s passion for the seed business has led him to various opportunities, most recently leading the Gold Country Seed brand for Bayer, prior to rejoining Team Frontiersmen. When he’s not focused on helping farmers make profitable decisions, you will find him spending time with family and enjoying the great outdoors.
With an extensive background in seed sales, Jordan has significantly grown the presence of Frontiersmen in Wisconsin since joining as a distributor in 2015. As Regional Sales Manager, he enjoys being able to further his connections in the industry alongside the Frontiersmen Team. Jordan lives in West Bend, WI with his wife, Lisa, and their two sons, Jayden & Bryce.
Born on his family farm northeast of Delphi Indiana, Braden grew his passion for agriculture while helping his dad in the fields and hog barns as a child, and as a 10 year 4-H member. He graduated from Purdue University in 2018, with an Agricultural Economics degree and a double minor in Plant Science and Communications. He enjoys the family connection and feeling you get from Frontiersmen growers and employees throughout the Midwest.