Grant Kimberley

Sr. Director of Market Development


Grant Kimberley serves as the Senior Director of Market Development for the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) and the Executive Director of the Iowa Biodiesel Board (IBB).

After completing his B.S. and Master’s degrees at NW Missouri State and Drake University, respectively, Grant worked for Monsanto before beginning his work at ISA.

Kimberley has been with ISA for over 24 years and is responsible for all marketing and demand-building initiatives for ISA. This includes working with soybean industry partners, including the U.S. Soybean Export Council offices in the U.S., Asia, Europe, Latin America and all around the world.

Grant became the Executive Director of the Iowa Biodiesel Board in 2014. The Iowa Biodiesel Board is a state trade association representing the biodiesel industry and works to coordinate and lead policy efforts in Iowa on behalf of the biodiesel industry. During Grant's time working on biodiesel initiatives for ISA, he manages biodiesel education and marketing programs in cooperation with the Clean Fuels Alliance America (formerly National Biodiesel Board, NBB) and other biodiesel industry stakeholders. 

In addition to his responsibilities at IBB and ISA, he farms with his father near Maxwell, which is in central Iowa. He began farming while in college in 1995 and became the sixth generation of his family to farm in the U.S.  He and his wife Natalie, have two children and Kimberley is active in his church and youth sports with his son.