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Hankila Named Controller for Brock Grain Systems

Trish Hankila
Trish Hankila
MILFORD, Indiana, U.S.A. – Patricia (Trish) Hankila has been named the Controller at Brock Grain Systems, according to Doug Niemeyer, President and Chief Operating Officer of CTB, Inc. Hankila will be responsible for all financial aspects of Brock Grain Systems including financial reporting and operation analysis.  

Hankila holds both a Bachelor of Business Arts and a Masters of Business Administration from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan. She has also completed advanced course work at Northwestern University, Chicago. Prior to coming to Brock, Hankila has had extensive experience in financial management. She was previously the chief financial officer at a commercial building automation controls manufacturer and has also served as the director of accounting for a professional audio equipment manufacturer.

Hankila makes her home in Middlebury.

Part of the CTB, Inc. family of companies, Brock Grain Systems ( is a global provider of grain storage, handling, conditioning and structural systems. Brock has a long tradition of developing industry-leading, innovative products and a reputation for delivering BROCK SOLID® reliability and durability. Founded in 1957, Brock offers systems under the Brock®, LeMar® and Riley® brands. The company operates facilities in Indiana, Iowa and Missouri and features an extensive dealer network.

CTB, Inc. ( is a leading global designer and maker of systems and solutions for storing, conveying and preserving grain; producing poultry, pigs and eggs; and processing poultry, fish, vegetables and other foods. The company also produces stables, buildings and products for various other applications. CTB’s strategy for growth includes best cost manufacturing, a product-driven focus, expanded global physical presence, strategic acquisitions and enhanced financial strength. The Berkshire Hathaway-owned company serves its customers through a worldwide distribution network.