Jason Logsdon is the Chairman of Broadview Group Holdings, LLC (“Broadview Group”). Jason is responsible for overall strategic direction of the firm, leads all of Broadview Group’s investments in liquid assets, and provides operational support and guidance to the firm’s direct investments.
In addition to serving as Chairman of Broadview Group, Jason serves as Chief Executive Officer of Broadview Capital Holdings, LLC (“Broadview Capital”). Broadview Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of Broadview Group, invests in commodities and commodity markets utilizing long-term, proprietary, value investing approaches to create superior returns. Jason founded JML Capital, the predecessor to Broadview Capital, in 2015 and led its rapid growth as a unique alternative asset manager over the last 5 years before its combination with and evolution into Broadview Group.
From 2003 to 2015, Mr. Logsdon was a core member of the management team at Maschhoff Family Foods and its affiliates. During his tenure, Maschhoff Family Foods grew from approximately $50 million to approximately $1.5 billion in annual sales, becoming the largest family-owned hog producer in North America and the largest chicken producer and processor in the Midwestern United States with over 3,000 employees and 800 family farm partners. He joined the family held company as Chief Financial Officer in 2003. For the next 8 years, he held a series of increasingly broader roles, including leading operations, commodity risk management, sales, business development and M&A. During this period, Mr. Logsdon led the business' completion of several acquisitions and its successful efforts to expand and diversify its customer base. He also led the development of a successful commodity risk management program and the launch of Gateway City Capital Investors which served as the non-protein private equity investment vehicle for the Maschhoff family. In 2012, he was named the first non-family CEO of Maschhoff Family Foods. He led Maschhoff Family Foods through significant growth over the next 3 1/2 years including the acquisition of branded chicken processor GNP Company. In 2015, he founded JML Capital in partnership with the Maschhoff family with a goal of leveraging his commodity trading experience and insights into a diversified commodity investing platform. Prior to Maschhoff Family Foods, Jason was an investment banker in mergers and acquisitions at Merrill Lynch & Co. in its Chicago office.
Jason serves on the Board of Directors of Maschhoff Family Foods and Paric Holdings. He has also served on the board of YPO St. Louis.
Jason and his wife Carrie have two children and reside in Clayton, Missouri and Park City, Utah. Jason enjoys spending time in the mountains during summer and winter with his family and friends. He was born and raised on his family’s pork and grain farm in Illinois and earned a B.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1998.