After retiring from the banking industry in 2020, John became COO of Dairy Tech, Inc (DTI). John has been involved with DTI since its inception in 1999 as an investor and advisor to Dr. Dumm. DTI is a company that provides dairy operations with a complete colostrum management system for newborn calves. Over the years, John has been part of the DTI Board of Directors with input on strategic initiates both domestically and internationally. He is part of the leadership team that ensures execution of the operational strategies of the Company. During John’s banking career working for First National Bank of Omaha, GE Capital and Fifth Third Bank, he was involved in business development and territory management calling on C-Suite executives in a group of diverse Agriculture industries. John Graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in Business Finance and Sales Management. John grew up around agriculture and currently owns a small cow calf Angus operation with his wife. He is excited that many Ag segments are working through advancements in technology to drive additional value to both producers and consumers. John is excited to be part the diverse 406 Bovine team that is focused and driven to revolutionize livestock management systems.