Meet the cenexpert®

Chad Christiansen

Chad Christiansen

Product Quality and Additives Manager

Chad has a decade of experience in the cooperative energy business with a background in agriculture and natural resource management. He started his career in sales with CHS and has experience in the cooperative system.


Chad is technical expert and product specialist for Cenex® Premium Diesel, TOP TIER™ gasoline and E15 fuels. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University and has worked with CHS since 2009.


As an avid outdoorsman, Chad often finds himself bow hunting on his farm in Kansas. If he’s not at the farm, you’ll find him spending time with his family. His favorite thing to do is coach his 9-year-old’s and 6-year-old’s sports teams.

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