President and Principle Investigator Phil Banks received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agronomy from Oklahoma State University.  He received a Ph.D. in Agronomy from Texas A&M University.  Phil founded MARATHON Consulting in April 1990.

Research Associate Edward Morris has a BS Degree in Agricultural Biology from New Mexico State University.  Edward has been with MARATHON Consulting from 1991 to 2008 and 2010 to the present.