FORUM for Ag Lending
September 24-26, 2024 The Royal Sonesta Minneapolis Downtown Minneapolis, MN


Mitch Frazier

President & CEO



Mitch Frazier serves as Chief Executive Officer of AgriNovus Indiana, a nonprofit focused on growing the agtech and agbioscience economy. Prior to AgriNovus, Mitch served as Chief Executive Officer of regional John Deere retailer Reynolds Farm Equipment where he led the 250-person organization to be named among the top-performing John Deere dealers in the North America.

Prior to agriculture, he served as a senior leader in tech. During his tenure with ExactTarget, he united marketing, corporate strategy and investor relations to spearhead a successful IPO on the New York Stock Exchange and the company's subsequent $2.5 billion acquisition by Salesforce (NYSE:CRM).

Mitch began his career in public service. He led media relations for Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels' economic development team and served in various U.S. Army Civilian leadership roles, including senior Civilian public affairs officer for the agency in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina and as a senior spokesperson for reconstruction in Iraq. Mitch served on active duty in the U.S. Army for five years where he achieved the rank of Sergeant.

Mitch, a father of two, is an Indiana native and holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and an MBA – both from Upper Iowa University. He serves as Chairman of the Indiana State Fair Commission and is a member of U.S. Senator Mike Braun’s Ag Advisory Committee.


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