Carl Casale


CHS Inc.




Carl Casale, a former CFO of Monsanto, has been leading the nation’s largest member-owned cooperative since 2011. He has presided over tremendous growth. CHS—an agriculture and energy business that formed from Cenex and Harvest States—is a Fortune 100 company based in Inver Grove Heights. Its revenue has jumped from $25.3 billion in fiscal 2010 to $42.7 billion in fiscal 2014. The company raised its profile in 2015 through buying the naming rights to CHS Field, home of the St. Paul Saints baseball team.