I would like to think that I am the fuel pump that keeps every cylinder firing in this well-oiled machine. As owner and editor of two magazines, I spend a lot of time in my mobile office visiting with the pioneers and people involved in the farm equipment industry. If you had told me ten years ago that I would own a publishing company, two magazines, and have a staff, I would have laughed at you! But I have been blessed with them all and can’t think of anything else I’d rather be doing… except flying!
I grew up in a small town in south central Illinois. While I don’t personally know a lot about tractors, I did grow up around farming and definitely have a great appreciation and respect for the industry. I graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and then married my husband, Lucas, on a Colorado mountaintop. We now have 2 beautiful little girls who keep us very busy. I work with Sherry in the Greenville office as the Office Manager. If you call the office, I will usually be the one you’ll talk to first. Some of my primary duties include handling customer service, subscription inquiries and data, merchandise orders, and shipping. I've learned a lot in the years that I've worked here and love how passionate our customers are about what we do. Our subscribers are the best!
I have been a designer now for around 23 years. Realistically, I cannot imagine doing anything else. I love the challenges and the endless creative possibilities I have with a blank canvas and to create something that has never been seen before take shape. Unrealistically though, when I grow up I’d still like to be a Rock Star, but for now being a designer is a pretty good gig! I am passionate about what I do and I am one blessed guy!
I photograph tractors and that's mostly all my camera is used for.
I will meet up with the owner/collectors & we will try to come up
with ideas that would make for interesting or unique pictures. It's definitely a real joint effort. Without their enthusiastic
help, I could not pull this off. Thanks go to everyone involved
who make it all happen!
I’m a Greenville native, born and raised here in our rural community. My parents didn’t farm for a living, but that doesn’t mean I didn’t learn an appreciation for the industry from a young age. I grew up as a “country kid” spending most of my time outdoors. After high school, I went to college in Southern Illinois and studied graphic design. As the Creative Director, I help maintain an active presence on our social media sites, manage magazine content, coordinate events, offer editorial assistance, and spread the word about how awesome our tractor magazines are!