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Our Grain Services Team

John Skelley

General Manager

John joined Ritter Agribusiness in early 2016 after many years of experience in grain trading, facility management and corporate companies, including 26 years as President of two different grain companies. John also served as General Manager of a 50 million gallon per year ethanol production facility near Phoenix, AZ. He has a BS degree in Business Marketing from Arizona State University, as well as a Masters in International Management from the Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management.

O: 870.358.4244

C: 870.227.3000


Caitlin Earls

Logistics Manager

Caitlin joined Ritter Agribusiness as Logistics Manager in spring 2016. During the time she was in college, she performed an internship with Ritter’s Crop Services Division. She graduated from Arkansas State University in 2010 with a BS degree in Agribusiness Marketing and Management. Before joining Ritter Agribusiness as Logistics Manager, she was employed by Erwin Keith, Inc. as Customer Service Coordinator.

O: 870.358.4241

C: 870.930.4419


John Hawkins

Operations Manager

John has deep roots in farming, growing up in Phillips County. He moved to Northeast Arkansas in 1990 and is quite familiar with our market. Prior to becoming Ritter’s Operations Manager in spring 2016, he managed two locations for Producers Rice Mill for many years. John also owned and operated an independent distributorship for the McKee Foods Corporation for ten years.

O: 870.336.4223

C: 870.761.2390


Mack Seaton

Grain Originator

Mack is a member of a third generation farm family from Marion, Arkansas. He became a grain originator for Ritter in spring 2016. Prior to coming to Ritter, he performed grain origination for eight years for Bunge and nine years for Cargill. He was a farmer for eighteen years prior to that time. He has a BS Degree in General Agriculture from Arkansas State University.

O: 870.358.4248

C: 870.919.7019


Logan Towles

Grain Originator

Logan was born and raised in Mississippi County and graduated from Arkansas State University with a BS in Agribusiness. She joined the Ritter team as a grain originator in spring 2016. Her agricultural experience includes growing up on the farm and being a cotton scout for many years. Prior to Ritter, Logan was doing pest and crop research for the University of Arkansas Research Center.

O: 870.358.4224

C: 870.227.1688


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