Agricen is led by an experienced team that understands the unique needs of growers in the rapidly changing agriculture market. It's our vision to improve agricultural productivity and sustainability by delivering innovative plant health technologies for efficient and sustainable plant nutrition.
Agricen's President and CEO Michael Totora brings innovative solutions to market through pragmatic applications that drive value for growers and partners. Under his stewardship, Agricen has emerged as a market leader in the delivery of applied, biochemical-based solutions for efficient and sustainable plant nutrition.
As Chief Operating Officer, John Wolf drives Agricen's organizational vision and operational strategies. Prior to his current appointment, John was Agricen's senior director of innovation, with a focus on developing new technologies to improve plant health in agriculture and related industries. Previously, John spent four years in Taiwan as general manager of CH Biotech R&D Co., a strategic partner of Loveland Products.
Stephen (Steve) Sexton directs sales at Agricen's headquarters. Prior to his current appointment, he spent two years in Australia as National Sales Manager of Agricen Australia and Loveland Agri Products, promoting plant nutrition technologies to improve plant health and crop production in Australia.
Scott Lay has a long history of leadership in the agriculture industry, including a strong record of successful sales growth and managerial experience. In his current position at Agricen, he is responsible for advancing current and new opportunities in existing markets and identifying and developing solutions and technologies for new markets, customers and partners.
Dr. Brian Cornelious brings nearly two decades of agricultural research expertise to Agricen. His experience spans corn and soybean breeding and development, seed sales/marketing, and field plot design, preparation and maintenance. Prior to joining Agricen, he managed regional sales at Stine Seed Company.
Peter Ruzicka is a seasoned communications and marketing professional with more than 20 years of experience in product marketing, brand development, public relations and tactical strategic messaging. He has extensive expertise in creating targeted communications and marketing strategies for diverse organizations.
As Senior Director of Business Development, Jason White leads partnership efforts in the biologics market. Prior to joining Agricen, Jason held positions at J.R. Simplot Company/Pinnacle Agriculture Distribution, Helena Chemical Company, United Agri Products (now Nutrien) and BASF.