Andrew grew up on a grain and livestock farm near Delmont, SD where he developed an appreciation for agriculture and the work ethic that goes along with it. He attended SDSU in Brookings and has a degree in Agricultural Engineering and a minor in Economics. After graduating he went to work for Pella Corporation at their custom facility in Shenandoah, IA as a manufacturing engineer. Holding various roles of increasing responsibility with Pella Corporation, Andrew gained valuable experience learning business and leadership skills as part of a world class organization and team.
Andrew joined the farm marketing team in 2016 when he and his family moved back to South Dakota where his wife Darci could pursue a cancer research career with SDSU. In addition to grain marketing, Andrew specializes in developing and executing plans for swine, beef, and dairy operations. As a consultant, Andrew aspires to help agricultural producers demonstrate the same business principles that are commonplace in other industries. He has a passion for education and helping families achieve their business and personal goals, and believes that the Hurley approach offers producers a competitive advantage.
Andrew and Darci live in Brookings, SD with their two children – Eli and Ava. When he isn’t working you will find Andrew outdoors spending time with his family, on the golf course, or cheering on the Jackrabbits.