I’ve been in the dry fertilizer and material handling/blending industry since 2009. I have made it my goal to learn everything I can about the business, equipment, and our customers. Prior to Ranco, I worked at Target Corporation on the Distribution side. I was a shift supervisor and also had significant responsibilities in inventory management. At both Target and Ranco, I’ve had the privilege of working with some very talented and effective people. My focus has always been to prepare myself for success by learning everything I can, and thankfully I have had the opportunity to put these lessons to work here at Ranco.
I have a mechanical and farm background. I grew up on a farm in Northwest Iowa.
I have degrees in Economics and in Business Administration from the University of Northern Iowa. My educational experience helped emphasize a well-rounded approach to problem solving and asking the right questions. I have always been one to ask “why?”. In a lot of cases, this urge to ask “why?” is a great asset when we are working to provide a solution for a customer.
I have spent a lot of time working on our home over the years, with several renovation projects. I enjoy watching sports, particularly NFL and college basketball. Iowa State Cyclones basketball is my favorite specific team. Shooting is a passion of mine, though I never seem to make enough time for it.
I love spending time with my family and helping coach my kids’ ball teams.
It is tough to beat sitting around a campfire with a bunch of friends and family, slowing down and enjoying the company of loved ones.