|Jeff Van Pevenage|
|President and CEO, Columbia Grain|
Jeff VanPevenage is the President and Chief Executive Officer for Columbia Grain inc. where he has been employed for 25 years. He has spent time managing elevators, trading wheat, durum, oats and pulse crops and now resides in Portland Oregon. He oversees the entire world pulse business in addition to his regional responsibilities. Jeff is a graduate of Washington State University and has further schooling at the university of Washington. Outside of the office he is often found mountaineering on high mountain peaks or ice climbing. He also spends a lot of time with his kids soccer and gymnastics programs.