Tanner is an SVP/Ag Lender for VisionBank in Ames, IA. He grew up in Northwest Iowa on a swine and row crop farm, attended AIB the College of Business and received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Financial Services. He is also a graduate of the Iowa Bankers Association's Ag Credit School, Commercial Credit School and of the Ames Chamber, Leadership Ames Class XXX. Tanner brings to the Farm4Profit Podcast a lifelong involvement in agriculture and 14+ years of banking experience. His experiences in everyday problem solving and providing guidance for his customers helps to shape the content of this conference. Tanner, his wife, two daughters live in Huxley, IA and stay active in both family farms.
Corey Hillebo was born and raised on his Polk City, Iowa farm. He is the 4th generation farmer of his family caring over crops of corn, soybeans, aronia berries, and swine herd. Corey is currently the Farm Manager for Hillebo Family Farms and also the President of Big Creek Seed. He is well versed in technical thinking, sales, efficiency, and leadership. Those skills give Corey a unique perspective when it comes to forming episodes and podcast recording. Corey’s mind is hard to turn off which makes him the perfect fit to take on the next challenge and opportunity.
Corey, his wife, and two daughters live in Slater, Iowa.
David grew up immersed in agriculture and started his career at Missouri Auction School in 2008. He acquired his real estate license in November 2010. He is active in the Realtor Land Institute, National Auctioneer Associations and a number of State Auctioneer Associations. With David’s diverse portfolio of education, work experience, and his drive to stay continually up-to-date on current market trends, clients look to him as their trusted advisor in farmland sales and acquisitions. David’s passion and stage presence has lead him to numerous championship titles and a World Auctioneer Spokesman of the Year title. David is the current President for the Iowa Auctioneers Association. He and his wife Ann started the auction and real estate company, Whitaker Marketing Group, specializing in farmland and fundraising. They reside on the family farm outside Ames, Iowa with their two sons, Colton and Caleb.
The Mission of the Farm4Profit: To provide Midwest farms and operators an annual, independent, and unbiased outlet for information related to increasing the profitability of their farming operation.