Wisconsinite Elected To National Farm Equipment Organization

Todd Lassanske of Sauk City, WI was unanimously elected to the Board of Directors of
the Farm Equipment Manufacturers Association (FEMA) on Nov. 1, 2023 at the
Marketing & Distribution Convention in Kansas City. He becomes part of a 16-person
governing board for the Association that serves as voice, advocate, and resource for
companies from each link in the farm implement supply chain: manufacturers, providers
of component parts and services to those manufacturers, and equipment marketers.

Lassanske possesses three decades of experience in product development and
manufacturing, including a track record of building and leading cross-functional teams
on a global scale. He serves as the General Manager of the Manufacturing Division at
McFarlane Manufacturing Co. Inc. In this role, he oversees the business and operations
management of the Agricultural Manufacturing, Structural Steel, and Transport
Company business units. Lassanske joined McFarlane in 2013 as an Operations
Manager where he was responsible for driving continuous improvement initiatives in
HR, product development, purchasing, production, and related financial activities and

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering with a focus on Power and
Machinery from UW-Madison, and a Master’s degree in Manufacturing Systems
Engineering with an emphasis on Business and Business Process Improvement.

Lassanke is a member of the South-central Manufacturing Alliance Steering Committee,
Sauk Prairie area Chamber of Commerce and the Construction Steel Fabricators Board
of Directors.

Lassanske currently resides in Sauk City with his wife Tonya, and their two sons, Cole
and Jonah, as well as their daughter, Gavrielle. In their free time, the family enjoys
boating, cycling, and snowmobiling.