C & B Operations, LLC operates thirty-seven John Deere dealerships in South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho. It began in 1988 when Dan Cronin and Rod Burwell purchased the John Deere store in Gettysburg, SD to keep a dealership, open in Dan’s hometown. The Cronin’s own and operate a farm and ranch operation, started in 1909, near Gettysburg, SD. Dan Cronin passed away in 1999 and one of his sons, Matt Cronin, took the role of President of C & B Operations at that time. Rod Burwell spent time in Gettysburg as a child, worked on the Cronin Family Farm and remained close friends with Dan. Rod Burwell passed away in 2015 and his son, Peter Burwell assumed Rod’s role as President of Burwell Enterprises and Chairman of C & B Operations LLC.
Become a Dealer of Tomorrow, an undisputed leader in the market areas we support. A Dealer of Tomorrow is one that is visionary, uses leading-edge management and marketing practices, and mobilizes people to earn the highest degree of loyalty from generations of customers. It achieves profitable growth and market leadership by continuously improving employee development, customer focus, and community involvement.
To exceed customers' expectations by providing the highest quality products, service, and aftermarket support. To create an environment that provides all our employees the opportunity to grow and contribute to the long-term success of our business. To continually focus on sound business management to insure our continued presence in rural America for our customers and communities in which they live.