Steve is a Principal Business Consultant and Dairy Industry Specialist with a deep understanding of the family dairy business and large producer operations. He has been with AgStar since 2001 starting as a Sr. Business Analyst. Prior to AgStar, Steve worked for Coop Equity Association and Land O’Lakes where he provided dairy financial and consulting services, performed facility design, inventory, budget, and operations management until 1999. Steve then became CFO of Emerald Dairy. Steve earned a B.S. in Agricultural Education from the University of Wisconsin—River Falls and a M.S. in Animal Science from Iowa State University.