Travis Bruner of Harvey was named the executive director of Dakota Pride Cooperative in August 2015. He will work directly with growers in the co-op’s identity-preserved program, sourcing grain and soybeans to meet special end user needs. Bruner is also responsible for promoting white wheat seed sales for contracts with the North Dakota Mill and Elevator, overseeing contracts and deadlines.

He is a native of Drake and is also involved in his family’s farm and ranch, Bruner Angus Ranch. He and his wife Ashley have a 1-year-old daughter, Rayna.