Originally from Bloomington, Illinois, Brian has been around the agricultural field his whole life. He has played an active role in 4-H and FFA programs for many years. Brian has been the Commodity Research Analyst for Advance Trading since September 1993. His research not only covers the United States, but spans internationally as well. Prior to joining ATI, he worked as a market analyst with AgriData Resources, ARI Network Services in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Brian graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelors and Masters of Science in Agricultural Economics. He enjoys traveling, swimming and spending time with his niece and four nephews.