Grain Marketing Specialists
Who We Are:
CorNine Group of Companies entered into the grain industry in 2013, acquiring Eisses Grain Marketing from Eisses Trucking Ltd in July of that year. Since 2013 there have been several important milestones that describe what we come from and help show our direction;
- 2014-CorNine Group of Companies launches CorNine Commodities Ltd, a company aimed at developing overseas markets and exporting Western Canadian grains to markets abroad.
- 2015- CorNine group of companies continued its focus in the agriculture industry with the purchase of farmland on the outskirts of Lacombe, Alberta, Canada.
- 2017- CorNine establishes a grain storage facility at the farm site in Lacombe, Alberta, Canada. This gave local producers a delivery outlet for their grain.
Throughout all the strategic acquisitions and growth CorNine Group of Companies have continued to operate and be headquartered in Lacombe, Alberta Canada with a satellite office in the Middle East.
Why We Do It:
The CorNine Group of Companies exist to provide real time commodity marketing solutions with fairness and integrity. The owners of CorNine Group of Companies has always felt blessed to have had an agriculture background, that combined with a feeling of commitment and obligation to help steward grain producers as they navigate the world of marketing, this is what drives us.
What We Do:
As a licensed and bonded grain company with the Canadian Grain Commission, we buy grain directly from producers and find marketing opportunities in our local domestic markets as well as shipping commodities into global markets. We specialize in cash grain markets making it easy for producer to market and ship grain either immediately or for deferred pick up. Constantly growing, we offer multiple delivery options as well as picked up on the farm options.
CorNine Commodities works to conduct business with integrity and attention to detail, striving to ensure the contracted grain moves on time either from your farm or into your business. We have developed business partnerships with freight companies throughout the western provinces to aid in getting the best possible freight options for our customers.
Once the commodity moves there is no hassle, the cheque will come directly from us, we pride ourselves in being a trendsetter in payment timeframe for commodities moved.
CorNine Commodities has a team of experienced traders that offer an honest perspective of the markets as well as current price options representative of cash marketing. Currently trading grain domestically and abroad, the team is always happy to take some time and connect with customers. Stop by when you are in town, the coffee is always on!
Grew up: born in Hanna and raised in Skiff Alberta
Education: Medicine Hat College, Red Deer College,
Family: Married to Carissa with 6 kids – Joel, Alyssa, Jessica, Angela Daniel and Sara.
Interests: Woodworking, Welding, travelling, hanging out with family.
Role: Owner/Sales Manager
With CorNine since: 2009
Grew up: Born in Hanna raised in Southern AB.
Education: Grade 12
Family: Wife Kim and 7 kids. Esther (13), Jacob (11), Matthew (9), Karl (8), Karina (6), Bethany (4), Emma (10 months).
Interests: Farming, Family, Tinkering, Music, Water sports, People.
Role: Office Manager
With CorNine since: Aug, 2014
Grew up: Vancouver, BC
Education: Gr 12
Family: 5 children, grandchildren (God keeps adding more )
Interests: Friends, Family, Reading, Walking, Sewing
Role: Freight Co-ordinator
With CorNine since: November 1, 2014
Grew up: Abbotsford, BC
Family: TBD, submit an application if interested
Interests: Playing and watching hockey, Football, Crossfit, and Pizza
Role: Grain Trader
With CorNine since: 24-January-2017
Grew up: Born and raised east of Lacombe
Education: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University of Saskatchewan. 2014
Family: Happily married with one son
Interests: Hunting, fishing, playing hockey, and of course spending time with my wife
Role: Export Development
With CorNine since: May 2014
Grew up: Egypt
Education: Finance and International Studies
Family: Married with a one little girl-Lara
Interests: Travel, road trips, now hunting and golf
Role: Accounts Payable
With CorNine since: October 2015
Grew up: Mainly Red Deer, AB
Education: Red Deer College; Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Family: Just me and my wonderful Husband J
Interests: Spending time with my husband and our families, camping, painting, travelling, Detroit Red Wings
With CorNine since: November 2017
Grew up: Born in Saskatoon and raised in High River, AB
Family: Married to Cassandra; 2 children – Dietrich and Dayna
Interests: Hockey, hunting, old trucks, camping
With CorNine since: September 2017
Grew up: Austria
Education: Prairie Bible College; B.A. in Sacred Music, Red Deer College; Business Administration Diploma
Family: Married with three daughters and a fourth child on the way
Interests: Spending time with friends, reading & singing
Role: International Sales Team Associate
With CorNine since: September 2017
Grew up: Accra, Ghana & San Jose, Costa Rica
Education: Bachelor in Business, Masters in Marketing Research & Masters in Strategic Supply Chain
Family: A wife Alison and three children
Interests: Travelling, mountain biking
Role: Storage Facility Operator
With CorNine since: December 2017
Grew up: High River
Education: Olds College; Ag Production & Management Diploma
Family: Married to Christine with two daughters and one son
Interests: Family, horses, cows and boating
Role: Trading Assistant/Administrator
With CorNine since: May 2018
Grew up: Rimbey
Education: The Kings University; Bachelor of Commerce
Family: My parents, 3 siblings, a brother-in-law and a niece
Interests: Styling and cutting hair, golf, volleyball, playing games, & travelling
Role: Storage Facility Labourer
With CorNine since: August 2018
Grew up: Clive
Education: High School
Family: Two great parents and six siblings
Interests: Hockey, baseball
Role: Grain Trader
With CorNine since: January 2019
Grew up: Withrow
Education: U of A; Bachelor of Education – Secondary
Family: Soon to be married
Interests: camping, fishing, hiking, sports, board/card games with family and friends