Ken O’Brien started in the Federated Co-ops, Inc. system in Pine City as the feed and grain division manager. Ken also worked with the development of the retail Country Stores. He currently works with producers on crop input financing and developing risk management plans using crop insurance and grain marketing plans. Ken has also worked for the clear Lake Farmers Elevator, Loretto Feed and Seed and for Winsted Farmers Elevator. He has a B.S. degree in Soil Science from the Univ. of Minn and has a series 3 license as a Commodity Broker and is a Licensed Crop Insurance Agent.