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.