Leadership & Team

A good business partner is strategic, resourceful, creative, and responsive – and that describes our team pretty well. We leverage our collective know-how and services to meet your needs, industry, and budget. Best of all, our longtime experience gives you high-value, helping to improve business profit predictability through effective management of risk both short- and long-term.

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Brian Harris
Executive Director & Owner  

Brian began his career at the Chicago Board of Trade in 1981 with Stotler and Company. He joined GRM in 2004 , designing and implementing commodity risk management strategy and purchasing programs for a wide variety of food industry customers. Read more…


mirgang-2-2Michael Irgang
President & Owner  

Michael began his career in the Financial Services Division of Arthur Andersen & Company in 1987 before joining Continental Bank in 1989 where he spent four years working in various roles including Internal Audit, Economic Research and Global Trading & Distribution. Read more…

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Director, Client Support & Market Analysis  

Our customers lean on Patrick to assist them with evaluating their risk/reward surrounding their hub of commodities. His has core competencies in commodity risk management and strategy, global agriculture and food industry research and analysis. Read more…

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Max Thomas-Olson
Director, Financial Risk Strategy  

As a commodities risk strategist, Max uses his knowledge in global agriculture and food industry research, analysis, and strategy development to help customers mitigate their potential risk in an increasingly volatile industry. Read more…

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Chris Morley
CEO Emeritus  

Chris has more than 35 years of experience in agribusiness, agricultural risk management, and strategic margin-centric business development. Since founding GRM in 1997, he has helped clients stay competitive in a volatile, commodity cost-driven food marketplace. Read more…