KAAPA Ethanol Holdings, LLC

Our hours are from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., Monday though Friday.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

PO Box 2318
Kearney, NE 68847

Main Phone Number

(308) 455-4190

Physical Address

15 South Central Avenue
Kearney, NE 68847

Main Fax Number

(308) 455-3400


Chuck Woodside Chief Executive Officer ext: 6010
Shana Dahlgren Chief Financial Officer ext: 6011
Rick Sorensen Logistics Manager ext: 6013
Blake Beno Merchandising Manager ext: 6021
Tim Vogt Environmental and Safety Manager ext: 6024
Lee Ann Wilson Controller ext: 6016
Derek Hock Business System Manager ext: 6017
Jena Johnson HR Manager ext: 6014
Shannon Spiers Compliance Analyst ext: 6027
Jennifer Mason Administrative Assistant ext: 6015
Landri Swett Administrative Assistant ext: 6018
Jane Fecht Merchandiser ext: 6020
Cole Lambrecht Merchandiser ext: 6026
Candy Jakubowski Merchandiser ext: 6129
Sloane Holtmeier Merchandiser ext: 6025
Grant Dahlgren Merchandiser ext: 6022

Board Member Directory:

Name, Position Hometown Term Email
Paul Kenney, President Kearney, NE 2023 prkenney@hotmail.com
LaMoine Smith, Vice President Denton, NE 2022 lamoine@gtmc.net
Rod Gangwish, Secretary Shelton, NE 2022 rkgangwish@gmail.com
Steve Mercer, Treasurer Kearney, NE 2024 smercer2@yahoo.com
Andy Tomsen Minden, NE 2024
Gerald Forsythe Wheeling, IL 2022
Scott McPheeters Gothenburg, NE 2023
Craig Weber Kearney, NE 2023

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    KAAPA Ethanol Holdings, LLC is located just south of I-80 on South Central Avenue in Kearney, NE

    • Kearney to Minden – 15 miles South
    • Kearney to Ravenna – 36 miles North
    • Kearney to Elm Creek – 19 miles West

    For additional information call:
    (308) 455-4190

    KAAPA Ethanol Holdings, LLC

    15 South Central Avenue
    PO Box 2318
    Kearney, NE 68847

    (308) 455-4190

    KAAPA Ethanol, LLC

    8450 KAAPA Lane
    PO Box 238
    Minden, NE 68959

    (308) 743-2217

    KAAPA Ethanol Ravenna, LLC

    35955 Navaho Road
    PO Box 85
    Ravenna, NE 68869

    (308) 452-3900

    KAAPA Grains, LLC

    4270 Turkey Creek Road
    PO Box 589
    Elm Creek, NE 68836

    (308) 856-4643

    • 2022 Winter Marketing Meeting

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    • Electronic Signature Now Available!

      We are now offering an electronic signature option for all contracts.  This new user friendly option enables you to review contracts quickly and allows you to retain an electronic copy for your records, eliminating the cost and time delays of the mail.   Please call our Merchandising Team at 308-455-4195 to enroll today.

    • Please Note:

      Grain checks will be mailed upon settlement unless you have notified us that you'll be picking it up.  Please call when you arrive at the office and we'll place the check in the drop box at the location, in an effort to maintain personal separation.  Questions, please call 308-455-4195.  

    • Distillers Hours

      Minden - 24/7/365

      Ravenna - Wet and Dry Distillers 6:00am-6:00pm

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    • Grain Receiving Hours

      Elm Creek 

      Normal Hours - Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


      Normal Hours - Monday - Tuesday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

      *Friday, January 21st -  8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


      Normal Hours - Monday - Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

      Subject to change due to weather.

    • Corn Receiving Hours

      Minden - 8am to 4pm - Wednesday/Thursday/Friday

      Ravenna - 8am to 5pm - Wedneday/Thursday/Friday