Kevin grew up on a family corn and soybean farm in Central Illinois. Kevin graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. degree in Agriculture Mechanization. After graduation, he spent 11 years with John Deere in several different territory, factory, and corporate marketing roles. Kevin then spent four years with CNH setting up an internal business unit focusing on precision agriculture, where he led the marketing and product management activities. Kevin has spent the past seven years as a consultant in the ag industry working with equipment and precision agriculture manufacturers and dealers, as well as, fertilizer and crop protection businesses assessing market potential and growth projections for ag innovation, recommending go-to-market plans for entering into new opportunities, and managing strategies for product and market development activities.
Kevin holds an MBA from the University of Iowa and a Masters in Agriculture Economics from the University of Illinois. Kevin resides in Illinois and is still active in his family farm.