Mr. Halderman is Executive Chair of US Agriculture’s Board of Managers, and serves on US Agriculture’s Investment Committee. Howard serves as President and CEO of Halderman Farm Management Service, Halderman Real Estate Services, and Halderman Real Asset Management, family businesses that have been in operation since 1930, 1990, and 2013 respectively. Howard has previously served on the Board of Directors of Teays River Investments, a private equity agriculture investment firm. Howard received his B.S, with high distinction, in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University in 1988. Howard earned the Accredited Farm Manager designation from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers in 1996. Howard holds real estate broker licenses in the states of Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, and Kentucky. Howard currently serves on the Board of Directors of First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ: FRME), the Board of Directors of The Honeywell Foundation, the Board of Directors of Parkview Wabash Hospital, along with many other community organizations in Wabash, Indiana.