40 Under 40, Class of 2020

Nathan Bender


Tasteful Selections, LLC

Job Title

Chief Operating Officer


Nathan Bender grew up in Columbus, NE and attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln, graduating with an Ag Business Degree. After graduating, he moved to Bakersfield, CA where he and his father started growing baby potatoes in 2007. Tasteful Selections has grown from 250 to over 15,000 acres. Nathan started in the farming operation, then managed the packing plant, and is currently the Chief Operating Officer. Nathan and his wife Malisa have 2 amazing daughters: Madelyn 6 and Morgan 2.

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