A Passion for Agriculture and Helping Clients
Joseph believes that having a team-like mentality when working with a client is what truly helps to make the relationship successful. For him, the relationship is much more than just a lender providing funds for an operation – it’s about being a trusted partner when tough decisions need to be made and providing advice that helps the operation move forward. To him, it’s all about what can be done together to achieve the client’s financial goals.
Joseph grew up on the family farm near Grace City, ND, and is currently making decisions on his own operation, The hard work ethic and vast array of skills needed to run a farming operation are things he values and for which he has a deep sense of pride.
Areas of Expertise
- Farm Ownership & Expansion
- Succession Planning
- Risk Management
- Equipment Purchase & Leasing
- Strategic Planning
Education and Professional Credentials
- Bachelor of Science in Agriculture – North Dakota State University
The Rest of the Story
Joseph currently farms a rotation of wheat, corn and soybeans, along with calving out 30 head of cattle each year near Binford, ND. In his free time he loves to hunt, be by the lake and do everything he can outdoors. He’s also a big fan of NDSU sports.
He says the best part about living in the region is the ability to travel a short distance to find people and small towns so similar to where he grew up. Joseph is a member of the Fargo/West Fargo/Moorhead Young Professionals Network, the Fargo/West Fargo/Moorhead Chamber Agribusiness Committee, and the Home Builders Ambassadors Committee.