As Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Capitaline, Chad conducts the financial analysis and modeling for potential investments and monitors investments in current portfolios. He is active in the oversight of a number of Capitaline’s portfolio companies and has constructed comprehensive financial models for analyzing ethanol, biodiesel and wind power companies. At Capitaline’s Brookings office, Chad provides investor relations services and sits on the boards of several ethanol plants representing the firm’s investment interests in these companies.
Chad graduated from South Dakota State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Economics and a minor in Ag Marketing. He grew up on a family farming operation in north-central South Dakota and has been actively involved in the operation with his father and brother since. Chad owns 800 acres and rents additional land to operate a 1,200 acre cash grain operation, where he raises corn and soybeans.
Chad and his wife Ashlee live in Brookings and have four children, Taya, Thatcher, Otto, and Ledger.