MyLand Company Inc. (“MyLand”), a soil health company, is pleased to announce the continued growth of the company’s leadership team with the appointment of Jerry Trotter as Vice President of Technology and Manufacturing. In his new role, Trotter will oversee the technology and manufacturing teams and lead the growth and expansion of MyLand’s capacities and capabilities to meet growing demand for the company’s soil health solutions. Trotter will focus on integrating the two teams to build a cohesive and efficient process to drive MyLand’s pioneering improvements in healthy soil on a global scale.
“A lot of great work was done before I came into this role; I want to build upon that hard work and lead the excellent team in transforming innovation to ensure the scalability of our Soil as a Service approach,” says Trotter. “I plan to support this fast-growing organization by strengthening our technology and manufacturing teams to ensure we can meet the demand of our grower partners.”
A North Dakota native, Trotter brings a wealth of agriculture experience to MyLand with over 20 years of experience in sugar processing, ethanol production, and large food and farming operations. He most recently led the engineering and business analysis for RD Offutt Company where he oversaw capital projects throughout the enterprise.
“I’ve always been involved with agriculture, and together with my background in business management this opportunity is a great fit. I am very excited to work with the MyLand team to drive success in our movement for rebuilding soil,” Trotter says.
When asked about his new role at MyLand, Trotter shares, “The company’s vision aligns with my professional expertise and background. I am impressed with the culture of the company and the team’s commitment to delivering a high-quality service to our growers. With joint effort, I am eager to be a part of impacting soil health for generations to come.”
MyLand Chief Operating Officer, Sascha Welz shares that Trotter will be an important addition to the company as it expands.
“Jerry is an excellent addition to the MyLand leadership team. With his wealth of experience in technology and manufacturing, his impact on the company will be great,” says Welz. “Jerry will play a significant role in our future success as we begin to scale our Soil as a Service model.”
Trotter joined MyLand on March 29, 2023.