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Grace Newman

55337 230th Street Glenwood, Iowa 51534 (712) 527 0486

o Self-motivated, organized, hardworking, and detailed-oriented professional with 3+ experience in
sales, customer service, and grain merchandising.
o Well-rounded individual seeking to utilize unique skill set and abilities in grain merchandising to
enhance a progressive grain company.
o Naturally skilled in building strong customer relationships by continuously working to fill their short
and long-term needs along with company objectives to build trust and loyalty.

Bachelor of Science: Agriculture Business December 2017
Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU)Maryville, Missouri Major GPA: 3.3/4.0
o Proficient in all Microsoft software: Windows, Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
o Related Coursework: Applied Futures & Commodities, Advanced Futures Trading, Agricultural
Marketing, Agriculture Prices, Managerial Communication.

Work Experience
Grain Merchandiser Bartlett Grain Co Council Bluffs, IA May 2017-Present
o Produce daily report of compiled results from both North and South locations; used results to
determine production yields and bushel estimates for 2 elevators.
o Transfer contracts, scale tickets, and checks into the AgriSoft database program.
o Research daily cash bid reports on 23 competitors websites to send out to company in
order to determine various reactions to market movements.
o Develop and maintain a loyal customer base including farm producers, grain elevators, end
users, and trucking companies by carefully listening to their concerns and following up on how
their farm productions are doing depending on the season.
o Trade corn efficiently to make the company money as well as please the customer and develop
long-term customer relationships.
o Proofread other merchandisers materials and file them in proper locations.

Sales Associate Napa Auto Parts Glenwood, Iowa August 2013-August 2016
o Managed multiple tasks while being in a fast-paced environment by processing sales tickets, bills, and
resolving concerns to ensure high customer satisfaction.
o Calculated end-of-day cash receipts to certify accuracy with paper and consumer receipts.
o Maintained store appearance in order to streamline everyday tasks.
o Collaborated with customers in a professional manner by providing answers when possible,
transferringcalls,or taking messages when needed.
o Delivered parts and vehicles to multiple locations within a day in a timely manner.

o Block and Bridle member NWMSU Chapter o Volunteer Judge, Northwest Missouri Sub
(Aug. 2014-Present) District FFA Contest (Spring 2014)
o Celebrate Ag Day Committee (Fall 2016) o Collegiate Farm Bureau (Aug. 2014-Present)
o Farm hand on Sibley Berry Farms (Summer o Farm hand on Warren Pig Farms (Summer
2013- Fall 2015) 2013- Present