Meet the cenexpert®

Matt Kumm

CHS propane marketing manager

Matt creates and manages marketing programs, providing information that adds value to CHS, the Cenex® brand, and member-owners. In his leisure time, Matt enjoys fishing with his wife and two daughters. He volunteers at their school and takes part in church activities. 


Matt has 28 years in the energy industry, including 11 with CHS. He believes the propane industry has a great story to share with businesses and consumers. Matt is eager to educate customers about the versatility of propane and the variety of ways it can be utilized by business owners and consumers.


Spring Valley, Minnesota, is Matt’s hometown. It’s where Richard Sears, founder of Sears, Roebuck and Company, also grew up.

Making the Switch: Propane-Powered School Buses

Propane auto-gas school buses are becoming increasingly popular in communities across the country.

Popular Propane Incentives Ending in Early 2017

The propane industry offers a variety of incentives for business, agricultural and residential use that will expire in the first few months of 2017.

Balancing Grain Drying and Propane Storage Needs

Modern farming operations are bigger than ever – both in acreage and bushels.

Owning Versus Leasing a Propane Tank: Which Is Better For Your Operation?

Cenexpert Matt Kumm discusses the advantages and disadvantages of leasing versus owning a propane tank.

Propane-Powered School Buses on the Rise

Many school districts are making the switch to propane-fueled buses as a safe, eco-friendly and economical way to transport students.

Propane Tax Incentives Still Available for Businesses in 2016

Even with relatively lower energy prices forecasted for 2016, business owners can receive financial incentives for investing in alternative fuels.

Portable Propane Heater Safety: Know Your Space

As temperatures drop, small or portable propane heaters can add warmth to campers, hunting blinds, workshops and ice fishing shanties.