With over 18 years in the ag, ag cooperative, biofuels, cannabis, and food and beverage industries, James is a trusted partner for producers and growers alike. He is passionate about helping producers maximize margins, develop efficiencies, and offer solutions to the problems keeping them up at night.
Growing up on a dryland crop, hog and cattle farm in east central Kansas, James has walked in the shoes of producers and business operators alike.
In his seasoned career, James spent several years as the CEO for a farmer-owned Kansas cooperative. Today as an ag advisor, he utilizes his experience in marketing, merchandising, and management to council and advise farm coops across the U.S.
James also draws from 14 years of leadership experience where he oversaw grain merchandising, budgets, financials, HR, employee hiring, negotiations, and regulatory compliance for ag companies and coops. His well-rounded depth of knowledge makes him an excellent advisor and solutions-oriented partner.