Connie earned her M.S. from Iowa State University in agricultural economics and her M.B.A. from the University of South Dakota. Connie has been with Jefferson Davis Associates since 1989, working on a wide variety of projects ranging from advertising pretesting and new product concept testing to the development of models for sales forecasting. She has extensive experience both in crop production and animal health issues.
Before joining the firm, Connie was with Terra International in Sioux City, Iowa, in a variety of positions within the Corporate Development and Planning Department. Her responsibilities included heading the strategic planning process at Terra and managing market research. She was also closely involved in expansion analyses, both on the retail marketing side and the manufacturing side.