University of Chile "Practical Agricultural Engineer" June 1978 "Cum Laude".
SD Real Estate Commission Broker's License #4363 in May 1993.
Attained the designation of "Accredited Farm Manager" with the American Society of
Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers in August 1994
Fundo Los Alpes, Farm Manager 1975-1978 Managed 8,000 acre ranch east of San Fernando, Chile. Recovered farm seized
by socialist government, restored neglected infrastructure and laid foundation for
existing operations. Main enterprises were: grazing leases, irrigated row crops, timber, fire wood, and beekeeping. Supervised five employees, several sharecroppers, and
Northrup King Co., Export Correspondent 1978-1983
Started as an export clerk, promoted
to sales correspondent. Dealt primarily with South America and serviced initial correspondence
and sampling new prospects for other regions of the world. Also translated corporate correspondence to Spanish subsidiaries and clients and hosted research
and commercial guests to the company's research facilities. Traveled to Texas and
South America on company's business.
Haskell-Tompkins-Haskell Co., Bookkeeper/Office Manager 1985
Farm & General Manager 1986-2001
Private land and cattle holding company. Managed more than 4,000 acres of farm land and over 500 heads of brood cows.
Haskell Agency, Real Estate Salesman 1987-1993
South Dakota Real Estate Broker & sole owner of Haskell Agency 1993-Present
Provide farm management services for multiple clients in two counties of eastern South Dakota. Manage sales listings with sales of over 700 acres in 2012.
Accredited member American Society Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers ( ASFMRA).
Past President South Dakota Chapter ASFMRA.
Past President Huron Rotary Club.
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