Aaron grew up in Southern Minnesota, on a small farm north of Austin. He has been in the grain industry since 2004. He started as a soybean and meal merchandiser for AGP for 9 years in Iowa and Minnesota before moving closer to home and joining Interstate Mills in Owatonna as a grain merchandiser for 2 years. Aaron spent 7 years working for CHS in the Rochester Country Ops business unit as procurement merchandiser prior to joining Hedging. During the last several years with Country Ops, Aaron focused on producer origination and education, working with producers to help them grow their market understanding and abilities. He still lives in Owatonna with his wife and 4 kids, aged 16, 13, 10 ½ and 8. Aaron enjoys spending time with his family and woodworking in his spare time.