Sydenstricker John Deere announces the appointment of Chris Brown as store manager of their Palmyra location.

For the past 20 years, Brown has been an insurance agent with Missouri Farm Bureau in both Audrain and Ralls counties. Prior to that he worked at in sales at Jennings Implement for 10 years. 

He’s been actively involved in Jaycees, Knights of Columbus and the Y-Men’s Club of Hannibal. 

Brown grew up south of Bowling Green in St. Clement. He attended Northeast Missouri State University (Truman) and obtained a bachelors of science degree. 

He and his wife, Rita, live south of Hannibal in Ralls County. They have two children, Carli (23) and Brendan (19). 

Palmyra’s current store manager, Rusty Rothweiler, is retired on July 7, after 14 years of leadership at the Palmyra location.