Brian Carleton

Vice President, Operations

Brian Carleton is responsible for the company’s capital projects, facility operations, safety and health performance, environmental compliance, and operational support of Gavilon’s physical trading and merchandising activities.

Brian has been instrumental in the execution of numerous organic projects and integration of acquired businesses, including the DeBruce Companies in 2012. He also reduced Gavilon’s overall incident rate with the implementation of behavioral-based safety concepts across the organization’s operating groups.

Carleton joined the company in 2004 as the manager of the company’s grain operation and wheat trading in Saginaw, Texas. In 2007, he was promoted to director of operations and relocated to Omaha. Prior to joining Gavilon, Carleton worked at Archer Daniels Midland for eight years as operations manager and later became regional operations manager.

Carleton is a graduate from Texas Tech University in Lubbock with a Bachelor of Science degree in range management.