Michael J. Toelle is owner of T & T Farms, a diversified farming company in Browns Valley, Minn.
He was elected to the Nationwide board in 2013.
Toelle is a former board chairman and longtime board member of CHS, Inc., the largest cooperative business in the United States. He also served as a board member for Cenex, Inc., before it merged with Harvest States Cooperatives to create CHS in 1998.
He is past chairman of the CHS Foundation and previously served as a director for the Agricultural Council of America and Country Partners Cooperative. He is a member of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives and the Cooperative Network.