Brian Marlatt

Brian Marlatt, President, 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. Throughout the years, Brian has served many roles in the company. In 2020, Brian was promoted to President of 1st Choice Seeds. 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 children, Max and Jenna. 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.

Position: President
Education: Graduate of Purdue University, 2012, B.S. in Ag Systems Management

Contact Information

Address: 310 E. 3rd Street
Rushville, IN 46173
Phone: 765.938.3000
Mobile: 765.561.4438
Fax: 765.938.3005
Brian Marlatt

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