Business Services

Selection Services

Selection Services

Focused on helping co-ops hire the best and brightest.

CHS Aligned Solutions is committed to identifying strong candidates that can help member cooperatives be profitable and grow. Our Selection Services team is dedicated to sourcing talent for member cooperatives and has a long track record of finding high-caliber people that meet each cooperative’s specific needs.

As part of the cooperative system, CHS has unique insights, deep system knowledge and a vested interest in helping you achieve long-term success. You can count on us to treat your search process like it is our own and to approach every opening as a collaborative partnership.

You can have confidence in our comprehensive, high-touch process (see graphic for process overview) designed to help you reach your goals and strengthen your team. 


 See the steps in our process


For further information regarding Selection Services from CHS Aligned Solutions, contact your CHS Aligned Solutions market development manager or call Dave Lemmon at 320-219-0270.

  • Cooperative General Manager and CEO Selection

    Cooperative boards face many important decisions, including selecting a CEO or general manager. Boards that have worked with CHS Aligned Solutions to choose their next leader tell us they like our collaborative process with frequent touchpoints, clear timelines and proven understanding of what makes each cooperative unique.

    To source, select and hire the right individual, we’ll help you prioritize what you’re seeking in your next leader, including both hard and soft skills such as risk taking and problem-solving ability. Together, we’ll thoroughly assess candidates based on your vision, mission, culture and organizational priorities. If appropriate, we can help you hire an interim cooperative CEO/GM, giving you time to evaluate your business strategy and/or conduct a more expansive search.

    CHS Aligned Solutions has extensive industry connections to locate a robust array of applicants, including qualified candidates both within and outside of the cooperative system. We take our role in your hiring process very seriously as we partner with you through the sourcing, selecting, hiring and onboarding process – including 90-day and six-month follow-ups as well as assisting with the one-year performance review.

  • Cooperative Mid-Level Manager Selection

    At CHS, we understand the key components driving today’s cooperatives, including grain, agronomy, energy, feed and retail services. Our deep knowledge of the industry and cooperative business model means we’ll bring you service-minded candidates with the qualities it takes to impress today’s cooperative owners. Whether you are looking for a CFO, divisional leader or location manager, you can count on us.


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