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Hurley & Associates announces the hiring of Scott Dethlefsen
August 24, 2017

Charleston, MO  (August 22, 2017)  Hurley and Associates announces the hiring of Scott Dethlefsen as a Risk Management Consultant in their Glenwood office.  Scott is a licensed commodities broker and works closely with his farm client’s budgets, cash flow requirements and risk management strategies.

“Scott is an exciting addition to our team." said Trent Hurley, CEO of Hurley & Associates. “His extensive background in the swine industry and his lending background will bring added depth to our risk management team.  We are confident that Scott will be an important asset to help our organization reach its goals.” said Mr. Hurley.

 Scott grew up on a diversified livestock/grain farm in southeast North Dakota. He attended North Dakota State University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science. After graduation, he started his career with the USDA, APHIS in Denver, Colorado. A desire to get back to his roots found him accepting a position with Bell Farms in Wahpeton, North Dakota. Scott managed the nucleus swine herd and oversaw the genetic and production sites in the system's northern region. Just prior to coming to Hurley & Associates, Scott worked for AgCountry Farm Credit Services in Fergus Falls, Minnesota as a Loan Officer/Branch Manager.

 Scott's career path has brought him to Hurley & Associates to find solutions for hog producers in their marketing needs. A solid understanding of finance, production and regulations will assist producers in a successful partnership.

 About Hurley and Associates

 Founded in 1988, Hurley and Associates is an agricultural risk management company. The company’s mission is “To help our clients achieve economic stability while maintaining the dignity and value of the farm family.” Hurley & Associates currently employs 66 people and additionally has 9 affiliate staff people working together to service farm clients throughout the United States.

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