Grant Thompson

President and CEO

Grant has more than two decades of experience as a sales and marketing executive, a business owner, and a management consultant specializing in business strategy and leadership development. Grant has consulted with more than 150 companies in the Western United States including agriculture giants Syngenta Seeds, JR Simplot Company, Standlee Hay and Stemilt Growers.

Virgil Thompson

Board of Directors

Virgil has more than 40 years experience as a senior executive in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. He currently serves on the board of directors of several publicly traded pharmaceutical companies. He is Chairman of the Board for Questcor Pharmaceuticals, one of the fastest growing biopharmaceutical companies in the nation.

George Kotch, Ph.D

Scientific Advisor // Board of Directors

George has a Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and he is considered one of the top plant breeders in the world. George is currently Head of Research for French agricultural giant Limagrain. George formerly served as Global Head of Research for Syngenta Seeds, a multi-billion dollar agri-business. George also served as a professor at the prestigious UC Davis School of Agriculture.

Investors and Advisors

  • Treasure Valley Angel Fund
  • Capital City Angel Fund
  • Frontier Angel Fund
  • Barry Thompson, JD
    Partner // Hogan Lovells
  • Byron B. Aram, MD
  • Charles Bonner – Board Member
  • Dale DeWitt
    Former VP, Retail // WinCo Foods
  • Greg Eger
    Partner // Granum Partners
  • Jim Parker – Board Member
    Former VP, Distribution // WinCo Foods
  • Mike Standlee
    Agricultural Advisor-Founder // Western Premium Forage