Leadership

Gaji Balakaneshan, CFA

Gaji Balakaneshan, CFA

Vice President of Finance

Gaji Balakaneshan, CFA serves as Vice President of Finance. Keeping Midwestern BioAg’s mission of sustainability in agriculture closely in mind, Gaji helps to unify and better connect the finance department to plant locations.

He brings over 13 years of experience in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, sales and operations planning, financial modeling and analysis.

Previously, Balakaneshan worked with CF Industries in multiple roles including Product Manager, Corporate Strategy and Development Manager and Senior Financial Analyst. There, he was leading their UAN group and oversaw more than $1BN in North American projects. Prior to that, he spent three years at Elevance Renewable Sciences in Woodridge, Ill. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University in Boston, Mass.