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Founder & Partner

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Adam has extensive experience in grain merchandising, basis, carry, and spreads having worked for four years for Archer Daniels Midland Co. He previously managed a seven million bushel grain terminal in Indiana and has been a licensed Commodity Broker since 2008.  Adam and Chip started Blue Reef Agri-Marketing in 2010 with a goal of making a difference in farmers lives.

Adam holds an Bachelor’s of Science degree in Agricultural Leadership from the University of Illinois in Champaign. He is active in the show cattle circuit, judging multiple shows each summer and winter. Adam, his wife Whitney and two daughters reside in Carlock, IL and regularly make it back to their family’s grain and livestock farms in central Illinois.

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Blue Reef Agri Marketing Inc. is a CFTC registered Introducing Broker and NFA member. The trading of derivatives such as futures and options involves substantial risk of loss and you should fully understand those risks prior to trading.

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