Our Team

Simmons Grain Company's employees are highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to the success of our business.

Jeff Simmons

President

 

Jeff is one of the original founding partners of Simmons Grain Co. He has been the main driving force behind the company's evolution and success.

 

Completion of White Commerical Corp.'s course on Market Assessment & Expansion

March 2015

 

Served on the Arbitration Board for the National Grain & Feed Association

2009-2010

 

Email: jeff@simmonsgrain.com

Eric Simmons

Vice President

 

Eric is a third-generation owner of Simmons Grain Co. and has been with the company since 2000. He has been most influential in building and maintaining our customer relationships through his commitment to delivering the best quality product and ensuring our customers' needs come first. 

 

Associate Degree in Business Management

Kent State University, 2003

 

Certified Master Grain Merchant through White Commercial Corp.

June 2011

 

Email: eric@simmonsgrain.com

Steve Gruszecki

Sr. Operations

 

Steve has been with Simmons Grain Co. since 2006. He is an important part of our team from the front office to the processing plant. He is knowledgable on all fronts of our operations. He is also a Certified Master Grain Merchant.

 

Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting

Baldwin Wallace College, 2004

 

Certified Master Grain Merchant through White Commercial Corp.

July 2015 

 

Email: steve@simmonsgrain.com

Eric Mackall

Shipping/Receiving

 

Eric joined Simmons Grain Co. in 2008. He is our lead shipping/receiving coordinator. He is responsible for the accurate loading/unloading of both our rail and over-the-road shipments. Eric is also part of our inventory and property management team.

Andy Sanor

Plant Manager

 

Andy has been with the company since 2010. He is dedicated to the smooth daily operations of our processing plant. He is a critical part of our team  who oversees the plant operation, maintenance, and staff.

 

Email: andy@simmonsgrain.com 

Matt Thomas

Processing Division

 

Matt has been with us since 2014. He is responsible for the smooth operation of the processing plant.

Jonathan Kenney

Oil and Lecithin Plant Supervisor

 

Also with Simmons Grain Co since 2014, Jon is an important part of our oil processing plant. He oversees the operation of the plant, the maintenance, and the in-house quality control testing of the product. He also recently completed the LAUNCH program through the Ohio Agribusiness Association.

 

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration

Youngstown State University, 2017

 

Email: jon@simmonsgrain.com

Annette Cook

Corporate Secretary

 

Annette is also a third-generation owner of Simmons Grain Co. and joined the team in 2015. She oversees front office operations, accounting, rail logistics, and assists in trucking logistics as well.

 

Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Ohio State University, 2003

 

Email: annette@simmonsgrain.com

Craig Bahn

QC Coordinator

 

Craig became a member of the Simmons Grain Co. family in November of 2015. Craig manages our safety compliance, procedure documentation, and food safety compliance.

 

Email: craig@simmonsgrain.com

Matthew Miller

Processing Division

 

Matt joined us in April of 2016. He is responsible for the smooth operation of our soybean processing plant and assists in shipping operations as well.

Scott Kennedy

Processing Division

 

Scott joined Simmons Grain in May of 2016. He is responsible for the smooth daily operation of our crush plant. He also plays an integral part in our maintenance and construction projects.

Corey Deal

Processing Division

 

Corey joined us in November of 2016. He first started in our crush plant and has now moved into the lecithin processing plant where he is a plant operator and QC tester for the lecithin.

Jeffrey Parrish

Processing Division

 

Jeff joined Simmons Grain in February of 2017. Jeff is an integral part of the lecithin plant team, serving as an operator and a lab tech for the lecithin.

Jesse Barton

Processing Division

 

Jesse joined us in September of 2017. He is a plant operator responsible for the seamless operation of the crush lines. He also assists in shipping operations as needed.

Tristan Phillips

Processing Division

 

Tristan joined us in September of 2017. He is responsible for the smooth operation of our processing plant.

Steven Hamilton

Processing Division

 

Steven joined Simmons Grain recently in December of 2017. He is a lecithin plant operator and QC lab tech in the plant.

Contact Us Today!

Simmons Grain Company
600 Snyder Rd
P.O. Box 432
Salem, OH 44460


Phone: (800) 754-1228

E-mail: eric@simmonsgrain.com

or annette@simmonsgrain.com

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday

7 AM - 4 PM

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