Distinguished AgEcon Alumni
Zarrell T.G. Gray
B.S., Agricultural Economics, 1990, Purdue University
Chief Operations Officer
Zarrell spent the first 17 years of his post-graduate experience with Gray’s Seed Inc., a regional seed company that produces, processes and markets high quality regionally specialized products. Over that period, growth was managed at a steady pace. Although no longer involved in the day-to-day operation of Gray’s Seed, Zarrell is a principal owner, advisor and board member.
From 2007 to present, Zarrell has worked with his longtime friend Richard Halderman to build Teays River Investments. Currently, he serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. From 1999 to 2004, Zarrell served on the board of directors for the Indiana Crop Improvement Association (ICIA). From 2001 to 2005, he served on the board of directors for the Indiana Seed Trade Association. He was awarded the ICIA Crop and Soils Merit Award in 2008.