Brady Sidwell is the founder and President of Enterprise Grain Company, Enterprise Grain Malt, Sidwell Strategies, Sidwell Seed, 81 Feed and Seed, Sidwell Transport, Arbitrage αlpha Solutions and co-founder of Enid Brewing Company and Ninja Ag LLC. Brady is also a limited partner and member of the Advisory Board of Germin8 Ventures, a Food Tech Venture Capital firm based out of Chicago and Ninja Ag LLC.
Prior to his recent change in becoming an entrepreneurial business owner and commodity broker, Brady was Vice President of Global Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions for the OSI Group, based out of its headquarters near Chicago. He first joined the company as Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development for the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA), based in Hong Kong. At OSI, Brady was responsible for spearheading global strategy and M&A.
Before joining OSI, Brady was Head of Food and Agribusiness Research and Advisory for Rabobank in North East Asia. He was responsible for cross-border food and agriculture strategies for companies and investors across various sectors in the supply chain. While at Rabobank, Brady appeared regularly on Bloomberg, CNBC and Reuters TV to discuss the impacts of global and regional food and agriculture developments on Asian and global markets.
Prior to Rabobank, Brady worked on project teams for the U.S. Embassy offices of the USDA in South Korea and Thailand. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree cum laude in Agricultural Economics with a focus on International Marketing from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Economics degree from the University of Hong Kong where he studied as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar to China. Brady was raised on a family farming operation in Goltry, Okla., where he lives today with his wife Emily and their dog, Daisy.