Robert Wagner

Vice President & Chief Risk Officer

Robert Wagner is chief risk officer of The Gavilon Group, LLC, a leading commodity management firm. Wagner is responsible for the company’s overall market and credit risk exposure, and manages a team of 25 professionals. Wagner chairs the Gavilon Risk Committee, Credit Committee and is a member of the company’s Management Committee. 

Wagner joined ConAgra Foods, Inc. in 2000 as a quantitative risk analyst and was promoted to director of risk management in 2006. In June 2008, a group of investors formed Gavilon and acquired ConAgra Trade Group, at which time Wagner was appointed chief risk officer for Gavilon.

Wagner earned his Bachelor of Science degree in international business from Minnesota State University at Moorhead and a Master of Science degree in agricultural economics from North Dakota State University in Fargo. He also holds a Master of Business Administration from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.