Diesel Technology, specializing in Farm and Ag, Wyoming Technical Institute-Laramie, 1987.
Appraisal Institute: Basic Appraisal Principals (100GR), Denver, CO 2007; Basic Appraisal Procedures (101GR), Denver, CO 2007; Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (I410N), Denver, CO 2007; American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers: Introduction to the Approaches to Value for Rural Appraisal (A-110), Denver, Co 2007; Intermediate Approaches to Value for Rural Appraisal (A200) Austin, TX 2007; The Moore Group: Income Approach to Value (A0006), Lincoln, NE 2007; Larabee School of Real Estate: Narrative Report Writing (A0085), Lincoln, NE 2007; Real Estate Principles and Practices (0040), Lincoln, NE 2007; Sales and Brokerage (0045), Lincoln, NE 2007.
2006 – Present: Agri Affiliates, Inc. Kearney Regional Office – Responsibilities include appraisal, and real estate sales. Real estate marketing efforts include private treaty and auction sales of all types and sizes of agricultural properties.
1986 – 2006: Partner and Manager of 1,100 acre no-till, irrigated and dryland farm, and 180 head commercial cow/calf herd. Specific responsibilities included planning and implementation of crop production and marketing plans as well as financial record keeping.
1984 – 1986 Summers: Cornhusker Consulting, Kearney, Nebraska. Field scout and consultant working with area producers on weekly basis providing irrigation scheduling, insect and weed scouting, soil sampling, and hybrid selection, along with herbicide, pesticide, and fertilizer recommendations.
Real Estate License – Nebraska
Member of the Nebraska Chapter, American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.