Grant grew up in Hastings, Minnesota, and attended college at the University of Minnesota. He graduated with a degree in Agriculture and Food Business Management, with a specialization in Ag Markets and Risk Management. After college Grant worked at the Minneapolis Grain Exchange, gaining experience in commodity markets and risk management. He then took a job in Chicago at COFCO International as the Market Risk Analyst for the North America Trading Team. After three years in Chicago, Grant decided to move back closer to home and join the Hedging team at CHS. In his free time, Grant enjoys the outdoors, from fishing/hunting to golfing, and is also an avid Gopher and MN Wild fan.