Mr. Wise is Director—Acquisitions of US Agriculture, overseeing all aspects of acquisitions and dispositions for the firm. Prior to joining US Agriculture, Brian was Senior Business Development Manager at Halderman Real Asset Management, where he was responsible for sourcing investment opportunities. Brian has spent the majority of his professional career in agricultural finance, serving as Vice President within the agribusiness division of a large regional bank, and as the Head of Commercial Lending at a local financial services company. Brian served as Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Teays River Investments, a private equity agricultural investment firm. Brian also served as a partner at a private equity firm focused on food and agribusiness acquisitions. Brian served as Vice President and General Manager of the Farm Division of a large animal health and nutrition company. In this role, Brian guided the company’s commercial hog operations in five states, helping to consolidate operations. Brian is a graduate of Purdue University School of Agriculture where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Farm and Business Management.