Daniel T. Kelley


Dan Kelley is the owner and operator of Kelley Farms, a corn and soybean farming operation in Normal, Illinois. Mr. Kelley is a member of Compeer Financial, ACA. He is chair of the Illinois Agricultural Leadership Foundation and a director of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Nationwide Trust Company and Midwest Grain, LLC, a grain merchandising company. He also serves on the board of Global Farmer Network, Illinois 4-H Foundation, and Illinois State University Foundation, which are nonprofit organizations.

He joined the CoBank board in 2004 and served as second vice chair in 2012 and as first vice chair from 2007 through 2011 and from 2013 through 2016. He serves as chair of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee.

Mr. Kelley holds a bachelor’s degree from the department of agriculture at Illinois State University.