Robert M. Behr
Bob Behr is the chief executive officer of Citrus World, Inc., and its subsidiaries, located in Lake Wales, Florida, which process and market Florida’s Natural brand citrus juices. He is a director of Farm Credit of Florida, ACA. Dr. Behr is a director of Fresh N’ Natural Foods (PTE LTD.), a distributor of Florida’s Natural brand citrus juices in the Republic of Singapore, and board chair of Florida’s Natural Growers Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization. He is also a director and vice president of CUPS Co-op I, Inc. and CUPS Co-op II, Inc., citrus producers, and a director of Winter Haven Citrus Growers Association, a citrus processor and marketer. He serves as vice chair for the Graduate Institute of Cooperative Leadership, a nonprofit organization. He is also an owner and operator of several citrus groves in Florida.
He joined the CoBank board in 2013 and is a member of the Audit Committee.
Dr. Behr holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Arizona and a doctorate in agricultural economics from the University of Florida.