Jeff VanDeCasteele is the Director, Global Financial Shared Services & Management Reporting, a position he has held since January 2010.
VanDeCasteele began his career in 1982 at Deere & Company as an Internal Auditor with concentration on marketing unit audits. He has held marketing positions in support of our dealer organization out of the Kansas City Sales Branch in dealer systems, parts marketing and as territory manager in Nebraska, Missouri & Illinois. VanDeCasteele served in accounting and finance leadership assignments in Kansas City, Raleigh & Waterloo. While in Waterloo he helped train employees on the “new” SVA model to make it a part of the unit’s DNA. In 2002 he returned to the World HQ and led teams in financial systems, accounting and supply management. Prior to accepting his assignment as Director, Management Reporting in 2008, VanDeCasteele served as Director, Internal Audit, U.S. and Canada.
VanDeCasteele is a graduate of Illinois State University with bachelor's degrees in accounting and business administration. He also received his CPA certification.
VanDeCasteele volunteers as a member of one of the United Way Community investment Panels. He is also a member of the ISU Department of Accounting Advisory Council and the MAPI Shared Service Council. He is a past Board Chairman and Board member of the Deere Employees Credit Union.