Two St. Louis Business Executives Appointed to Sydenstricker Nobbe Partners Board of Directors

posted on Friday, May 29, 2020 in SNPartners

Two St. Louis Business Executives Appointed to Sydenstricker Nobbe Partners Board of Directors

     Mexico, MO— Sydenstricker Nobbe Partners announces the appointment of Daniel Lett and John Raines to its Board of Directors.

     “We are pleased to have Dan and John join our Board of Directors”, said Ted Briscoe, SNP Chief Executive Officer. “Both bring talent, expertise, and energy to help guide our strategic initiatives while remaining engaged with our local communities. We are confident that they will add valuable perspectives as we navigate both challenges and opportunities in growing our business and serving our customers.”

     Dan Lett currently serves as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development and General Counsel for Bunzl North America [London: BNZL]. In this capacity, Lett oversees the legal team as well as serves as the Corporate Development lead and on the senior strategy team for North America. Lett has provided leadership for over 50 acquisitions representing $3+ billion in aggregate revenue. Prior to joining Bunzl in 1998, Lett was an Associate with Husch Blackwell, LLP. Since 2014, Dan has served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for McKendree University.

     John Raines has enjoyed a 31-year career in the agricultural industry. Currently Raines serves as the Chief Commercial Officer for The Climate Corporation, Bayer’s wholly owned digital farming platform. Throughout his career with Monsanto/Bayer, Raines served in a variety of Sales, Marketing and General Management roles in the United States and Australia. Prior to Monsanto, Raines spent nine years with Dow Chemical Ag. John is a former partner in an ownership group of John Deere dealerships in Iowa.

     Lett and Raines join a Board of Directors formed by the recent merger of Sydenstricker Implement Company and William Nobbe & Company. Other members of the Board of Directors include:

  • Eddie Sydenstricker (Mexico, Missouri), Chairman of the Board
  • Tom Nobbe (Waterloo, Illinois)
  • Greg Gabriel (Macon, Missouri)
  • George Obernagel (Waterloo, Illinois)
  • Wally Phillips (Kansas City, Kansas)
  • Connie Sydenstricker (Mexico, Missouri)

     About Sydenstricker Nobbe Partners (SNP) Sydenstricker Nobbe Partners operates 26 locations in 80 counties across Missouri and Illinois to meet our partners’ production and precision agriculture; small agriculture; construction; and turf and utility needs. In January 2020, SNP was formed through the merger of Sydenstricker Implement Company and William Nobbe & Company, both multi-generation family owned John Deere businesses. SNP remains a family-owned, full-service John Deere dealer group with corporate offices in Mexico, Mo., Waterloo, Ill., and the St. Louis metro area. For more information, visit

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