Jeff has spent the last 25 years in the grain, seed, and fertilizer industry. If you’re looking for a highly qualified, experienced appraiser for property or equipment, contact Jeff. Crown Appraisals strives to be the most trusted name in agribusiness appraisals by consistently delivering high quality valuations to our clients. Jeff is a Minnesota native with over 35 years of experience. In today’s increasingly intensive and complicated market, Jeff’s education and experience uniquely qualifies him to appraise equipment-intensive agribusiness facilities.
Brian is a Certified General Appraiser in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Brian is a native of Barnesville, MN. He received a Bachelor’s degree in Business fro m Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and a Master’s degree from the University of Minnesota. He earned his ARA designation from the ASFMRA in 2011. His appraisal experience includes numerous agribusinesses, commercial, industrial, and agricultural properties, as well as farm and industrial equipment. BrianField@crownappraisalsinc.com
Megan is a Certified General Appraiser. She graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics in December of 2016. Megan grew up on a grain and sugarbeet farm in southeast North Dakota, and she has previously worked for her hometown grain elevator and for a U.S. government entity. Megan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tyler is a Certified General Appraiser in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Tyler graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting in December of 2014. Tyler has an agricultural background growing up on a dairy farm in central Minnesota. Along with his farmhand attributes, he has prior work experience as an accountant analyzing financial statements and working with spreadsheets. Tyler received his CPA designation in December 2015 and received his ABV business valuation designation in 2018. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Chelsey Pizel is an Apprentice Appraiser. She graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness in May of 2014. Chelsey grew up in a small farming community in central Minnesota and spent a great deal of time on her family’s farm. Prior to joining the Crown Appraisal’s team, Chelsey was a retail Sales Agronomist in southeast North Dakota for five years where she specialized in sales and procurement of crop inputs. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christina Kleve graduated from Howard Lake-Waverly-Winstead High School in Howard Lake, MN with expressed interest in Accounting. She gained exposure to agriculture while spending a few years on a small dairy farm, in central Minnesota, and working for a global provider of food, agriculture, financial and industrial products for 7+ years. Christina’s work experience has been mainly in Accounting and Administrative fields as well as some Manufacturing. Christina started with Crown Appraisals in February of 2019 as a Support Specialist. Her focus is to assist with financial analysis, research, and production of appraisals. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Katrina graduated from the Minnesota School of Business/Globe University in St. Cloud, MN with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She gained exposure to agriculture while growing up on a small hobby farm in central Minnesota. Katrina’s work experience has been in Retail Industry where she worked the governmental and corporate accounts to settle and apply account payments for a large hardware retailer. She assisted in customer service troubleshooting along with tending to cash handling. Katrina started with Crown Appraisals in November 2014 as the Office Manager. Her focus is to manage office activity, assist with financial analysis, research, and production of appraisals. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
From left: Tyler, Christina, Brian, Jeffrey, Megan, Chelsey, Katrina
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