BRANDT Chief Operating Officer Tim McArdle received the gavel from Harold Cooper, CEO of Premier Ag Co-Op, and will serve a one-year term. “I’m incredibly humbled to take on this role and I look forward to working with ARA to provide leadership for our industry,” said McArdle. “I see my job as helping our industry maintain our freedom to operate in a highly regulated environment.”
McArdle is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Agricultural Retailers Association, Fluid Fertilizer Foundation, Responsible Ag and AgGateway. He also serves on the BRANDT Board of Directors.
In an address to the audience at the annual meeting, McArdle touched on the importance of ARA and other industry groups and the strength of previous ARA leadership.
“I’ve seen firsthand the scale of professionalism of the staff at ARA during my tenure on the executive committee,” he said. “You guys are out there amongst the people all the time, actively engaging with the industry to find out what is important for us to act on.”
Listen to McArdle’s full address here:
Changing of the ARA Chairs