President & CEO, CoverCress
Mike DeCamp serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of CoverCress Inc. Founded in 2013, the St. Louis-based company is developing a winter oilseed crop for commercial production, derived from the native winter annual pennycress, under the CoverCressTM brand. He joined the company as Chief Operating Officer in 2020. Mike has over 30 years of diversified experience in agribusiness, corporate finance, law, corporate strategy, and M&A. Mike began his career as a CPA with Ernst & Young; practiced corporate and securities law with Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale in St. Louis; worked for Monsanto Company in legal, strategy and operational executive roles; founded an agricultural focused strategic advisory and transaction services firm; and lead the corporate finance, capital management, M&A and strategy functions as CFO and CIO for a production agriculture focused private equity firm in Indianapolis.