DJ Eihusen was appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Economic Advisory Council on Jan. 1. 2022. He is the president and chief executive officer of Chief Industries Inc., in Grand Island, Nebraska. Chief manufactures products and provides services for industries such as steel manufacturing, ethanol production, factory-built homes and construction. He joined the family-owned company in 1995 and became president in 2010.

Mr. Eihusen is the current campaign chair for the Heartland United Way. He also has served on the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the University of Nebraska College of Business Dean’s Advisory Board.

Mr. Eihusen has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska.