Parker Thilmony started his career within the sugar industry in 1995 through Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative.  He started his career with Minn-Dak as an engineer.  He worked as their Senior Engineer for nine years, and the VP of Operations for the past seven. Mr. Thilmony graduated from the University of North Dakota with his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and later received his Executive Masters in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas.