Brandon Banks

Credentials: ME

Position title: Business Unit Leader at John Deere, MEM Advisory Board

Valley City, ND

Responsible for leading an ensuring safety, quality, and delivery for the following teams: Safety, Paint, Quality Inspection, Continuous Improvement, Maintenance Engineering, Facilities Engineering, and environmental. For both salary and wage teams

  • BS Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina A&T State University in 2009
  • Master of Engineering Management from UW–Madison in 2020

Deere Career Highlights:

  • 2021 Business Unit Leader
  • 2018  Quality Manager – Application Equipment
  • 2017  Sr. Quality Engineer – Application Equipment
  • 2015  Sr. Liaison Engineer (Ex Pat) – King Agro, Argentina
  • 2014  CPS, Crop Care Analytics Lead – Application Equipment
  • 2009  Test Engineer – Application Equipment
  • 2007 Deere Intern – Application Equipment

Deere Awards:

  • Crop Care Yield Award – 2020
  • Crop Care Yield Award – 2016
  • Crop Care Collaboration Award – 2015

Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC

Interests: Family, Cooking, Travel, Motocross

Skills: Tri Lingual (Spanish, Portuguese, English), Programming Languages (Python, SQL, R)