Position title: CEO, Skyland Grain LLC
David Cron has been in and around agriculture his whole life. His grandfather was on the local co-op board, and his dad retired from the local coop. He has been in the co-op system full-time since graduating from Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 1990 with a degree in Accounting and a minor in Management. Cron has been a General Manager/ Chief Executive Officer for 24 years and in 2008 became the CEO of Skyland Grain. He has led the consolidation process as a CEO 13 times, through LLC’s and mergers. He is currently serving as vice chair on the ProValue Insurance board. Before becoming the CEO of Skyland Grain, Cron held other various positions including CEO, controller, and location manager.
Cron has been married to his wife, Shauna, for 31 years. Together they have a daughter, son, and daughter in law, as well as three granddaughters. In his free time, he enjoys time with his family, working with his red angus commercial herd, hunting, being outdoors, and traveling.