Lisa Hochhalter

  • Executive Director

Lisa Hochhalter is the Executive Director for the North Dakota Corn Growers Association. Lisa is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree. Additionally, she earned a bachelors degree in Agriculture Communication from North Dakota State University. She was most recently assigned to the House Industry, Business & Labor, and Agriculture Committees for the 2019 North Dakota Legislative Assembly. Prior to her work at the Legislature, Lisa was a law clerk at Zimney Foster, P.C. in Grand Forks, ND. She grew up on a farm in West Central MN and was heavily involved and 4-H and FFA.

Lisa resides in Fargo, ND. When she is not studying for the bar exam, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time outside.

Elli Ressler

  • Grower Services Director

Elli Ressler is the Grower Services Director for the North Dakota Corn Growers Association. Elli is a graduate of North Dakota State University with a degree in Agricultural Economics. She previously worked for the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association.

Elli and her husband Luke reside in Fargo. On weekends she works on her family’s farm south of Hillsboro, ND. Elli also enjoys running and recently completed  her first marathon.