US Bank Specialty Asset Manager (May 2014 - Current) Farm, Ranch, and Timber Management Services include: Personal Farm Management, Farm Operations, Leasing, Crop Planning, Government Documentation Preparation, Crop Marketing, and Reporting Taxes and Administration. The Farm and Ranch Management Group has a proven track record of over 75 years and currently manages over 460,000 acres across 2,700+ agricultural properties. Ag Credit Country Mortgages, ACA Commercial Appraiser (December 2012 – May 2014) Lending cooperative with over $1.5 billion in loans servicing Northwest Ohio. Performed in-house appraisal services and analysis valued at over $80 million including large row crop farm operations as well as commercial hog and cattle feed lots. Other responsibilities included critically analyzing data and communicating it clearly with management, performing market trend analysis’s for the company’s different asset classes, and enhancing the profitability of the appraisal department through new business with attorneys, title companies, and realtors. Windsor Ltd Business Development Manager (March 2010 – August 2011) Resource holdings company with original assets of 12,000+ acres of land, 3,000,000 metric tons of coal, timber, and Utica Shale reserves. Successfully lead development of a mixed biomass and coal briquette/pellet in order to fulfill renewable energy standards in Ohio. This entailed negotiating a multi-million dollar purchase contract with American Electric Power in Columbus, Ohio. Responsibilities included designing and implementing alternative asset management strategies that fit into the company’s strategic direction, leveraging state and federal legislature to increase company profitability, and develop new prospects in the form of partnership ventures. Flying K Ranch Angus LLC Managing Partner (January 2001 – Current) Family run registered Black Angus cow calf operation in Findlay, Ohio producing show quality calves and locally grown freezer beef products. Developed a grid/formula pricing strategy that uses prior week’s average CBOT fed cattle futures as a base with negotiable premiums determined through local retail beef prices of comparable quality. Responsibilities include managing feed production and purchasing, land rents, and cattle to cut pricing strategies.