Mark Kjar, President/General Manager of Chief Agri, announced Keaton Friesen as Structural Engineering Manager for Chief Agri, headquartered in Kearney, Nebraska. 

Friesen attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. With over thirteen years of industry experience, Friesen brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership to his current role. He began his career as a project engineer, primarily focusing on grain storage. In this capacity, he was involved in the development of new roofs, sidewalls, and stiffener lines. In his most recent position as an engineering manager, he oversaw the design and engineering of tower and catwalk systems. Currently residing in Grand Island, Nebraska, Keaton Friesen is an individual with strong family values and is happily married with two children.

 Mark Kjar, President and General Manager of Chief Agri, expressed his enthusiasm, saying, “We’re thrilled to have Keaton Friesen join our team. His extensive industry experience and deep understanding of our culture and customers make him an invaluable addition. We look forward to the positive impact he will bring as we work together to achieve greater success in the grain storage industry.”