Vice President of Business Development

Responsible for business development and works directly with institutional investors and their consultants.


Stephen previously served as an Associate Director and Portfolio Manager for the Hancock Natural Resource Group. In that role, Stephen educated institutional investors and consultants about farmland investing and also worked directly with clients on their farmland portfolios.

Before Hancock, Stephen was a risk officer on the treasury floor for Investors Bank and Trust in Boston. Prior to that, he worked with Morgan Stanley’s insurance department in Salt Lake City, covering financial advisor offices from Nebraska to Hawaii and assisting them with estate and wealth planning. He also held retail banking positions at Wells Fargo and helped grow its Utah banking platform.


B.S. in Finance, Iowa State University

M.S. in Finance, Brandeis University


Member and past chairmen, National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries Farmland Index

Directly involved in the family farming operations in Iowa