- Director Of Agriculture Business Development Propane Education And Research Council
Cinch Munson is the senior vice president of business development at the Propane Education & Research Council, where he leads the US propane industry’s efforts to work with related industries through business development, research and product development, and outreach. He joined PERC in 2014.
Cinch has had a career of business development leadership. As director of market operations at Mercaris, he helped launch an industry online trading platform for specialized agricultural commodities. He also worked as manager of product quality and innovation for Oxbow Animal Health where he led quality programs and product development. As a project manager at AgInfoLink, he was instrumental in helping global agribusinesses expand into new markets with product traceability technologies. Munson was also the associate vice president of Mid-Plains Community College, where he helped develop an award-winning corporate degree program with a Fortune 500 company.
Cinch grew up on a ranch in Nebraska. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a master’s degree from Colorado State University. He lives in North Platte, Neb., with his wife and three sons.