I joined the UMVRDC as the Loan Specialist in January 2023. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Ag Finance from Southwest Minnesota State University. Prior to being hired as the Loan Specialist, I worked in community banks in Minnesota and South Dakota. My wife, Kristin, and I and have four sons. Dan and his wife, Chelsey, live in Ellensburg, Washington. Ben lives near Vesta, MN. Mike lives in Marshall, MN. Nathan lives in Fargo, ND. We have one granddaughter, Hazel. Kristin and I live on a hobby farm near Ortonville, MN. We enjoy traveling, gardening, and raising cattle. I am excited to be working for the UMVRDC and the Revolving Loan Fund.