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Sue Goll

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Sue Goll

Assistant Vice President


1901 Butterfield Rd, 4th Floor, Suite 420
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Sue Goll is an agricultural consultant with over 30 years of experience in cash grains and futures markets. She worked at A.E. Staley as a grain merchandiser, trading soybeans, soymeal and corn out of the Des Moines, Iowa soybean processing plant, and the Lafayette, Indiana wet milling corn plants.

As Grain Division Manager in Lafayette, Indiana, Ms. Goll oversaw grain merchandising, basis trading, future spreads, truck and rail logistics, contracting with specialty corn growers and originated corn for two wet milling plants. She also managed offsetting hedge and spread strategies for the Lafayette futures position.

Ms. Goll spent the next two years as a farm market advisor for a farm advisory firm assisting producers in cost of production analysis, grain storage management, crops marketing and hedging with futures and options contracts.

She joined the Chicago Board of Trade in 1989. During her six years with the exchange, she traveled worldwide teaching the use of agricultural futures and options markets. Ms. Goll travelled extensively to SE Asia, as well as Europe, working with producers and commercial businesses as they learned to apply futures and options markets to their cash market activities. Additionally, she specialized in the writings of educational materials and authored booklets for the commercial hedger, her primary focus being the practical use and application of futures and options markets.

Sue Goll has been self-employed since 1995. She works with domestic and foreign businesses teaching cash/physical market fundamentals and the practical use of futures and options. Over her career, Ms. Goll has been a member of various Grain and Feed organizations and the National Grain and Feed Association. Sue Goll is a graduate in Agricultural Economics from The Ohio State University. She graduated with honors, was a member of Towers Honorary and Sigma Alfa professional agricultural sorority.