16 Oct Heliae® Agriculture Welcomes New Field Agronomy Manager
Heliae® Agriculture is proud to announce and welcome Brian Reineke as the Senior Field Agronomy Manager for the Eastern US. Reineke will be supporting new distributors with high level agronomy to drive demand creation initiatives from trial to sales.
“It is an exciting time here at Heliae, Norm Davy (Chief Revenue Officer) has attracted a competitive team and we are pleased to welcome such talent and experience to our Regenerative Agriculture focus to assist us in creating a global impact in sustainability,” said Eric Lichtenheld, President and CEO of Heliae.
Reineke joins the Heliae team with over 18 years of technical agriculture sales experience and is a Certified Crop Advisor, California Pest Control Advisor, and a California Qualified Applicator.
“Brian brings just the skill set we need to assist our distributors and focus on building a great game plan to their growers needs,” said N.R. (Norm) Davy, Chief Revenue Officer. “Brian comes to us with a high level of expertise specifically in soil health, his expertise and integrity aligns perfectly with our PhycoTerra® product lines as well as our mission to introduce regenerative agriculture techniques across the globe.”
Reineke comes to Heliae from Actagro®, Ag 1 Source®, LandusTM Cooperative, and Helena® serving in roles as Proprietary Products Manager to Eastern US Agronomist. He received his B.S. Agricultural Plant Science with Ag Horticulture and Plant Protection Emphasis from California State University.
The agriculture sector has been a part of Reineke’s life, beginning with growing up on a farm and working for his family. First focusing on row crops, Reineke moved onto almond and walnut orchards. Bringing his experience to his job, he holds integrity to his recommendations, only offering advice he would use himself as a farmer.
“The products represented in the Heliae portfolio, as I see them, are vital to future success of soil health and crop improvement and nutritional balance,” said Reineke. “Balanced healthy soils will take us farther than we can imagine if we can bring a greater understanding to the market demonstrating the importance of efficient land management and stewardship.”