Brian Marlatt, General Manager, has been a part of the 1st Choice Team since 2010. After interning with 1st Choice Seeds during his college years, Brian felt a real connection with the company and accepted a full-time position as 1st Support Lead, post-graduation. He later became Office Manager, before being promoted to General Manager in 2019. Brian is involved in many different aspects of the business. He manages the sales and production teams and assists customers. Before joining the 1st Choice Seeds team, Brian worked as a Crop Scout. Brian is a Certified Crop Advisor (CCA). He also has ag experience from working on his family’s farm. Brian is a Purdue University graduate, with a degree in Ag Systems Management.
“Being independent means we have no ulterior motive to sell farms a product that is not the best fit. Extensive testing across the mid-west allows us to compare our products to the industry leaders and traits versus no-traits.” – Brian Marlatt
Rush County, Indiana is where Brian grew up. He and his wife, Amy, live in Rushville with their son, Max. Brian’s hobbies include hiking, kayaking, and camping. He also enjoys spending time in his shop, working on equipment. Outside of work, Brian is a mentor at MORE for Kids, he is a leader in the Rush County 4-H Tractor Club, and he is actively involved in his church.
Rushville, IN 46173