VP, Strategy & Business Dev. – Trade & Processing Group, The Andersons
Rod Harris is Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for the Trade and Processing Group at The Andersons, Inc. Rod joined The Andersons in January 1991 as the internal audit manager and has since progressed through the roles of regional grain accounting manager, Albion grain location general manager, ethanol business development manager, and director of ethanol operations. He was named to his current position in 2019. Rod has played a key role in the company’s ethanol business since its inception, including initial plant site development and permitting, managing major capital projects, leading technology upgrades, and overseeing feed product development. Before joining The Andersons, Rod worked for KMPG in the audit group for six years where he obtained his Ohio Certified Public Accounting license. Rod received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from The University of Toledo.