Pearson Wientjes grew up working on his family ranch/feedlot in Mobridge, South Dakota. He Attended South Dakota State University where he majored in Agricultural Business and Business Economics and minored in Animal Science and Agri-Marketing. While Attending SDSU he also was part of the rodeo team where he participated in team roping and calf roping. After graduating college, Pearson returned home to work on the farm for 3 years before accepting the consulting position at Hurley & Associates. During his time at home, Pearson saw the importance of community in the success of individual operations. Pearson joined the Hurley team because he believes in the disciplined marketing approach that they provide, as well as the partnering relationships that they build. Pearson enjoys participating in sports, rodeoing, and going home to help on the family ranch.