Ag Progress LLC, led by Lance Woodbury, Davon Cook and Alleah Heise, provides facilitation, mediation, management consulting and family business advisory services specialized for agriculture ventures and peer groups. Lance was formerly with Kennedy & Coe accounting firm and has consulted independently with families for many years. They lead an executive seminar called The Progress Coach and facilitate numerous peer groups. Lance can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org; Davon at email@example.com; and Alleah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Terry Betker, CEO, Backswath Management Inc, email@example.com, www.backswath.com, O-204-275-0458; C-204-782-8200; 1024 Kilkenny Drive, Winnipeg, MB R3T5A5, Canada. Formerly with MyersNorrisPenney, Betker works with a network of consultants working on business continuity/succession planning, benchmarking, growth and risk management, and external management resources/advisory boards.
Centrec Consulting (Champaign, IL) Steve Hofing, Managing Partner, 217-352-1190, www.centrec.com. Wittman Consulting has associated with this firm since the early 1980’s on topics including lender training, family business, strategic planning, public policy, CFO support functions, and financial feasibility.
CliftonLarsonAllen has offices in several mid-west and eastern states and the PNW after a recent merger with LeMaster & Daniels. Paul Neiffer firstname.lastname@example.org is AgriBusiness and Cooperatives Partner focusing on financial and tax management including succession planning; he is a Top Producer magazine columnist and writes the FarmCPA blog on www.agweb.com and at www.farmcpatoday.com; 509-823-2920 (direct), 509-961-9739 (cell). 610 N 39th Avenue, Yakima, WA 98902. Other resources: Darel Thompson (Tri-Cities, WA) email@example.com; David Thomsen (Quincy, WA), firstname.lastname@example.org, 509-787-4513; Minneapolis, MN: Rod Mauszycki, email@example.com 612-376-4500
Brenda Duckworth, formerly with Texas Ag Extension; now working with individual clients on Management Accounting and family business management issues, P O Box 161, Happy, TX 79042; C-940-357-9777, firstname.lastname@example.org
Eide Bailly LLP, Steve Eckroth (ND) 701-255-8446, tax and consulting; Steve Troyer (Fargo, ND), email@example.com, 701-476-8307; Jim Hauge, Bismarck ND, firstname.lastname@example.org 701-255-8484; Duane Thompson (Mankato, MN), email@example.com, 507-386-6290.
Bernie Erven, Ohio State professor who operates under the company Erven HR Services. Bernie teaches at TEPAP in Austin, TX covering personnel management; very down to earth grasp of personnel management implementation strategies; and does lots of work in adult education. Contact at 5987 Rocky Rill Road, Columbus, OH 43235, 614-888-9953, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wayne Fahsholtz’s AgWin Group, LLC offers management consulting services for farms, ranches and other small businesses. Wayne was formerly CEO of Padlock Ranch Company until July 2014; he has experience in strategic planning, managerial accounting, family conflict resolution, leadership succession and peer group facilitation. Wayne has collaborated with King Ranch Institute classes, Montana State University Executive MBA and John Ward and the Kellogg School of Management’s family business program. He is an alumnus of the Wittman “Train the Trainer” family business consulting course. Contact at 307-751-4507, email@example.com, www.agwin.com. He is located in Dayton, WY.
Farm Journal Legacy Project succession planning project sponsored by Pioneer. Project involves workshops and online access to resource materials. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org. www.farmjournallegacyproject.com
Jon R. Farquharson (Pendleton, OR), ISU Insurance Services – The Stratton Agency, (541) 276-2302, email@example.com, Estate, Business, Asset protection & succession planning; Insurance; Retirement Plans & Investments; Jon worked with me on the Farm Financial Standards Council board and managerial accounting training project with the Clearwater Direct Seed Peer Networking group.