Denny Mertz currently serves as a District 6 director for the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council. To serve farmers, he works with staff and board members to identify ways to promote soy and educate others on the value of Missouri soybeans. Denny also collaborates with staff and board members to identify research and special projects that bring value to Missouri’s soybean growers. He appreciates seeing success stories that benefit Missouri soybean growers because of the decisions and efforts made by Missouri Soybeans. Denny lives in Chesterfield, Missouri, with his wife, Valerie.