Doug Schultz is chief operating officer of JSA and is located in the St Joseph, Missouri office, which he opened in 1998. He grew up on the family farm in Illinois and earned a B.S. degree in agricultural economics.
Doug began his career as a commodity trader with Bunge, trading grain and byproducts by barge, rail and truck and handling specialty products through the company’s facilities throughout the South. He was the merchandising manager for Demeter for five years and managed commercial activities for twenty facilities located in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. For six years Doug was the merchandising manager for ConAgra Corn Processing and was responsible for all commercial functions, risk management and logistics for the corn processing facility and eleven-million-bushel terminal elevator.
Doug has extensive experience in managing grain handling assets and understands the associated risks. This combination of merchandising skill and asset management is the focus of his marketing strategies and forms the framework for his business.
Mr. Schultz is a registered Associated Person of John Stewart and Associates and a principal in the company.