Mick Messman joined Clarke in 2020 to serve as Chief Operating Officer and lead Clarke's business strategy and operations for all domestic and international activities. Just prior, Mick served as the Chief Commercial Officer for GreenLight Biosciences, a Massachusetts-based biotechnology company. He also brings more than 25 years of experience in the agribusiness industry, holding various leadership roles in the crop protection, seed and biological segments with Corteva AgriScience (formerly the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont), DuPont Pioneer and Syngenta.
Mick holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness from the University of Nebraska, and earned his MBA from Colorado State University. He serves on the Board of Directors at Groundwork BioAg and remains a strategic advisor for GreenLight Biosciences.
He and his wife Janet have two daughters, Elizabeth and Audrey. Mick is a loyal fan of Huskers sports and enjoys hiking, biking, traveling and dining out with Janet.
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