Real Estate Sales
11516 Nicholas, Suite 100
Omaha, Nebraska 68154
Fax: (402) 827-3281
Toll Free: 1-800-346-2650
Real Estate Broker:
Grew up on a grain and livestock farm in northwest Iowa, near Storm Lake, and graduated from high school in Fonda, Iowa.
BA Degree from Iowa State University
University Of Pennsylvania ESOP Program for CEO's
Operated the family grain and livestock farm in northwest Iowa for several years.
Worked as a marketer for Producers Livestock Marketing Association.
In 1986, opened the farm management/real estate office for Farmers National in Rochester, Minnesota. Later transferred to Omaha and assumed responsibility for the Business Development/Marketing Department of FNC.
Responsibilities at FNC:
Executive Business Associate with Farmers National Company
Previously President and CEO of Farmers National Company since November 2004 to January 1, 2020, where I served on the FNC Board of Directors as Chairman
Main responsibility was to maintain the current high level of service provided to Farmers National Company (FNC) customers in all lines of business. Also develop a growth strategy for all lines of business at FNC and supervise the implementation of that strategy to meet the company's long range business plan.
Additional responsibilities included consulting with FNC clients and with landowners around the country who are interested in FNC services.
Serve on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City; past Chairman of the Omaha Branch Office Board
Serve on the Nebraska Agricultural Leadership (LEAD) Council Board of Directors
Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA): Past President of the Nebraska Chapter, past Chairman of the National Public Relations Committee and the National Meeting Planning Committee
Serve on the Editorial Advisory Board for AgriMarketing Magazine
Member and Past President of the Omaha Downtown Kiwanis Club
Distinguished Kiwanian of the Year and Tribute recipient
Member of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Agricultural Committee
Member of the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA)
Leadership Omaha Alumni Association(Graduate of Class 20)
Member of the Realtors Land Institute (RLI)
Member of Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture, Iowa State University Chapter
Year started with FNC: 1986