Grain Service Corporation

Grain Division Staff

Ashmead Pringle, President

Ashmead founded Grain Service Corporation in 1984, and is head of GSC Energy, its energy division, which was started in 1989. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Ash has conducted hundreds of seminars on hedging, risk management, and basis trading, in petroleum, natural gas, and grains, and is a recognized expert in the field. He has authored several articles on the proper use of risk management tools.

Diana Klemme, Vice President

Diana Klemme, Vice President, Director-Grain Division - Diana leads an experienced staff that develops merchandising and risk-management programs for GSC's agricultural clients. She also oversees the firm's nationally-known agricultural workshops on hedging, merchandising, and producer marketing strategies. She has a B.S. in Psychology from Purdue University, and worked in the cash grain industry through the 70's. Diana is a well-known author of articles on agricultural risk management, and is a leading and long-time advocate of issues affecting the grain industry. She served on National Grain & Feed Association's Executive Committee and currently serves on their Risk Management Committee, which she formerly chaired.

Scott Glasing, Director of Operations, Margins, and Compliance

Scott Glasing, Director of Operations, Margins, and Compliance - Scott brings us 25 years of industry expertise, concentrated in back office operations and compliance. A native of Chicago, he has studied finance and economics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and hedging at the Chicago Board of Trade.

David McGraw, Trading Associate

David joined Grain Service staff in 2017 after working in a family owned bussiness. David is a native of Indiana and a graduate of Georgia Tech with a Bachelors in Materials Science & Engineering and a Masters in Management. David handles customer futures and options orders, managing GSC databases and spreadsheets, assists in writing the Morning Bulletin, and supports Scott in office operations.

Eric Goldsobel, Trading Associate

Eric joined GSC in 2018, a month after graduating from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a BSc. in Economics and minor in French. Using his experience as a member of UW’s Federal Reserve Challenge Team and Executive Sports Editor for the Badger Herald, Eric helps Diana with the morning bulletin and various economic research. While currently studying for the Series 3 exam, Eric also assists in the documentation, placing, and reporting of orders. In his spare time, Eric is a member of the Alliance Francaise d’Atlanta and as a New York-native, still searching for a decent slice of pizza in Atlanta.

Andrew Wiedeman, IT Manager

Andrew is currently a senior pursuing a Bachelors Degree in Information Technology with a concentration in Security and Information Assurance at Kennesaw State University. He keeps the computer network in shape as well as assists in customer futures and options orders. He enjoys working with computers, coding, and practicing Mixed Martial Arts in his spare time.