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Source: EFC Systems sent via AgPR--the news distribution service for agriculture

Brentwood, TN - EFC Systems, Inc. ("EFC Systems"), a leading provider of solutions for Agricultural Retailers and Growers, is pleased to announce the return of Phil Draude to EFC Systems as Vice President of Sales. In this new role, Draude will lead the sales team and be responsible for expanding said team to bring awareness to our solutions that empower Ag Service Providers with tools for digitally engaging Growers.

"Phil's return to EFC Systems is welcomed as his vision for consultative and value-based selling is aligned with the organization. He brings new honed skills in sales leadership as well which will be helpful as look to expand our presence," said Ernie Chappell, Founder and President of EFC Systems. "Phil is committed to the retail / service provider channel as the path to not only digitally engage growers but also help improve profitability and sustainability at the farm level."

Draude comes to EFC Systems from Iowa where, over a fifteen-year period, he served in a variety of sales and management roles, most recently as Director of U.S. Sales at AGI Fertilizer Systems. Draude holds two associates degrees from Ellsworth Community College, one in Agricultural Business Management and a second in Farm Management.

"I am excited to be rejoining EFC Systems to continue my work with Ag Retailers. My goal is to provide my customers with the very best experience, providing solutions that will add value, increase efficiencies, and continue building upon their success," said Draude. "EFC Systems is a leader in innova­tive software solutions throughout the entire agribusi­ness supply chain."

Draude is based out of our Ames, Iowa office and can be reached at 319-415-1907 or at

About EFC Systems, Inc.
For over 30 years, EFC Systems, Inc. has delivered innova­tive software solutions throughout the entire agribusi­ness supply chain. Our solutions improve operational efficiencies for Ag retailers/wholesalers as well as farm profitability for growers. Our solutions empower digital interaction between growers and retail service providers while also taking data and turning it into actionable insights. Visit for more information.

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