Farmers Business Network would like to say a special thank you to every veteran who has sacrificed for their country. We're lucky to have 3 veterans on our growing team who now serve our country's farmers everyday with inspiring fervor. Check out their stories below..
Andy Cahoy, former US Army Captain, is a Business Operations Associate at FBN and a current MBA student at Stanford Business School. Andy graduated Valedictorian of his class and first in mathematics from the US Military Academy at West Point. He served nearly 6 years in the US Army and as an infantry company executive officer in Afghanistan he was awarded the Bronze Star. Andy's final assignment in the Army was as a Captain in the "Old Guard", where he commanded honor guards for the Secretary of Defense, White House, and Arlington National Cemetery. Andy hails from Aberdeen, South Dakota and manages farmland with his family.
Dennis Hoppe proudly served from 1998 to 2006 in Nebraska's Army National Guard with the 1-167 Cavalry based out of Fremont Nebraska. He completed his basic and advanced training in college at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After college, he served with the Army in Kuwait at Camp Doha and spent another few years at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha, Nebraska. After spending a few years with CASE IH, Dennis now lives near Lincoln, Nebraska and works alongside FBN members all across the state.
Cody Beck comes from a proud 3rd generation military & 2nd generation Army family. He joined the Army on September 1st, 2011 and finished Basic Training and AIT in March of 2012. Cody has spent the past few years serving with the 407th Civil Affairs Battalion in Arden Hills, Minnesota and has received 2 Army Achievement Medals. He now supports farmer members as a Data Specialist in our Davenport, Iowa office.