Sam Ziegler has a passion for all things related to agriculture. Being a part of providing food, feed, fuel and fiber to families in our area to families abroad is such an amazing profession to be a part of. In this position, Ziegler works with key ag stakeholders building coalitions along with developing and executing key strategic initiatives that are essential components to realize the aspirations of GreenSeam. Sam spent nearly ten years with the Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council and Minnesota Soybean Growers Association and is a fourth generation partner and operator of Ziegler Farms, located near Good Thunder. Sam enjoys being a father and husband, and for fun he likes playing baseball, hanging at the lake or hunting.
Michalia Cyphers was born and raised in Fairmont, MN and now resides in Truman, MN with her significant other and three pets, but that doesn’t mean she is new to the area as she is a South Central College and Minnesota State University alumna ready to start working at GreenSeam to pour into a region that has given so much to her.
Courtney received a marketing degree from MSU, Mankato and comes to us with a great deal of experience with past positions at Chankaska Creek Ranch & Winery, The Occasions Group and Mankato Free Press. She is also a volleyball coach for Maple River Schools. She has proven skills with many marketing and communications responsibilities including photography, videography, social media, website management, creative design and much more. Her ease in front of and behind a camera, relationship development, ideation and versatility makes her a great fit for this position. Courtney will be tasked with managing several special marketing and communications projects that will support the promotion of our community, organization and business. In her spare time, Courtney loves to cook, play volleyball, and enjoy a quality glass of wine with family and friends.