Russ Stigge

Russ Stigge
Chairman-Board of Directors
Plains Equipment Group (retired)

About Russ
B.S. '70, Agricultural Engineering

Russ Stigge served as chairman of the Board of Directors of Plains Equipment Group from 2008-18 and was previously CEO of the company from 2008-15.

Previous experiences include serving at Ford Motor Co., Tractor Division, for 11 years in O.E.M sales, marketing and administration (Detroit, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Rapid City, St. Louis, Kansas City); Omaha Tractor Inc., for 11 years as president, general manager and owner; and with Bennington Equipment Inc., for 20 years as president, general manager and owner for the Elkhorn and Gretna Deere dealerships.

He is a trustee for the University of Nebraska Foundation, an Elder-Presbyterian Churches, President’s Council-Louis Palau Association (world evangelism), 33rd Degree Mason, Treasure-SID Sarpy County, Spader Dealer Group chairman, and on the Kubota Dealer Council.