Ted is a Director for the Southwest Iowa Renewable Energy (SIRE) ethanol company located in Council Bluffs, IA and he has served as Board Secretary and Treasurer for SIRE since 2005. Ted has been a farm owner-operator near Audubon, Iowa since 1977. He has been President of Lake Anita Farms LLC, since 2012. Ted has been a board member for Iowa Quality Producers Alliance LLC since 2005. He was a co-founder of Templeton Rye Spirits LLC and served on its board for two years. Ted also was also a board member for the West Central Iowa Rural Water District. Ted currently serves on the AGG Board and as AGG Treasurer. He has an Ag-Business degree from Iowa State University and is a 1999 graduate of the Texas A&M TEPAP program.