Grant 4-D Farms is managed by a 7 member board of directors which is predominately staffed by outside members.
Dave is the President and CEO of the Waldo Agencies. As it relates to the Enterprise Client Group, Dave’s responsibilities are over-all business management and business development. He has served as the President of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Oregon (IIABO) and as a member of national committees for the Independent Agents and Brokers of America (IIABA). He has served on numerous other councils and boards over the last several years. Currently, Dave serves as the President of a behavioral health non-profit organization and is a member of the Board of Trustees for a $550 million insurance company.
When asked why he loves his work with Waldo Agencies, Dave replied “Together with my wife Barbara, we have chosen to continue the family business started in 1962. I have seen great opportunity to help others with financial stability and find that the interaction with successful people brings opportunity for personal growth.”
Outside of work, Dave enjoys golf, winter skiing, hunting, and hiking. He has taken trips abroad including South Korea, the European Continent, and parts of Africa. During the past several years, Dave and his wife have hosted visitors in their home from more than 20 countries. “I enjoy learning about the cultures and people from around the world” says Dave.
Andy has been instrumental in forging AmeriBen/IEC Group into one of the most widely respected group benefits third party administration and human resource consulting firms in the nation.
As a principal of the AmeriBen/IEC Group, Andy has tremendous experience as a business executive and consultant. He joined the organization in May of 1986 as a Human Resource Consultant. He possesses a clear understanding of the implications of effective human resources management and its impact on an organization’s bottom line.
Andy received his Bachelor’s degree, Magna Cum Laude, in Business Administration from Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. He currently serves on the board of directors for Grant 4-D Farms and board member for Mutual of Enumclaw. His philanthropic leadership includes being a board member for Big Brothers Big Sister of Southwest Idaho; board and Executive Committee member for the Ore-Idaho Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Chair of the board of directors for Society of Professional Benefit Administrators based in Washington, D.C.
Robert has been working in the business and technology consulting industry nearly his entire career. With the RevGen Partners team since the company's founding, Robert is highly regarded for his ability to discern clients' business challenges and transform them into revenue-generating and cost-saving opportunities. Robert's breadth of skills spans an array of disciplines including process improvement, business intelligence and custom development. He serves clients across industries but has been working in the Farm Credit system for over 4 years.
Before RevGen Partners, Robert was a manager at Hitachi Consulting. Robert holds a bachelor degree in chemistry and biology from Houston Baptist University and an MBA from the University of Colorado.
An Eagle Scout himself, Robert is actively involved in scouting with his son and daughter. He also currently serves as President of the Board of the Cherry Creek Academy charter school. Robert believes in community, education and servant leadership.
Malia is the Chief Operations Officer of Grant 4-D Farms LLC. Malia is a current graduate student, enrolled in a Dual Masters program, Masters of Science in Agriculture Economics from Purdue University and a Masters of Business Administration from Indiana University-Kelley School of Business. Before moving into agriculture, Malia was employed by GE Aviation based out of Kent, WA as a Program Manager developing performance based navigation procedures with the Federal Aviation Administration and Airlines around the globe. Malia is a Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor and enjoys flying whenever possible.
Bonnie has served in various financial, audit and sales enablement positions within the Insurance, Oil and Gas and Telecommunication Industries. Bonnie held the position of Vice President and Treasurer of Harbourton Reassurance for four years where she managed the financial operations of the insurance business and successfully transitioned the company upon acquisition by Scottish Re. While at Harbourton Reassurance she established all financial and operational functions.
Joining CenturyLink shortly after the Qwest/US West merger was completed, she found the post- merger environment was ripe with opportunity for improvement. Bonnie reduced sales compensation costs of $600K through identification of discontinued services. As Director, Revenue Assurance she lead a team who discovered and corrected over $12M of under billed products. The program she developed has been operational for 8 years and continues to identify revenue leakage. Bonnie completed analysis that pinpointed the root cause for continued revenue decline despite strong sales; customer churn was at 30%. She directed a team who researched, designed and implemented an end-to-end Retention program encompassing Sales, Operations, Marketing and Product. The percentage of Revenue declines was reduced despite the economic recession. By the end of 2011, with strong sales results Revenue was growing by roughly 2%, a testament to the effectiveness of the program.
While in the Enterprise Sales Strategy and Planning group, Bonnie implemented a business unit wide planning process to forecast and predict future year sales and revenues. The results of the plan provided for accountability at the Sales Professional level for revenue growth or loss and proved to be a great predictor when compared to actual sales and Revenue results. She contributed to improved sales results through a Sales Force Augmentation program where new Sales Professionals were added based off geographic analysis of potential profitability.
Bonnie holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado in Economics with a minor in Mathematics and graduated Cum Laude. She has spoken on data mining techniques and customer retention strategies for telecommunication companies. She is a member of several professional organizations, including the Business Marketing Association, National Organization of Professional Women and the Small Business Association. She also served as Treasurer on the board of the Applewood Knolls Swim and Tennis Clubs a nonprofit recreational facility. She is active in Wheat Ridge Recreation Center and has served as volunteer soccer coach.
Kelly Anderson is the Senior Vice-President Agribusiness Manager of Zions Bank where he functions as the industry advocate and lead for Ag and Agribusiness banking at Zions. Zions Bancorporation is one of the top 35 US financial services companies with total assets of $63 billion. Zions operates under local management teams and unique brands in 11 western and southwestern states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Prior to his current role Kelly lived in the Idaho’s Magic Valley and served as Zions Idaho Region President in Idaho for 17 years. During his over 30 years in banking, Kelly has worked with Ag and agribusiness owners in Idaho, California, and Utah.
Kelly received a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics and a minor in Food Science and Nutrition from Brigham Young University. He completed a 3 year graduate level management education program from Pacific Coast Banking School in Seattle Washington.
Kelly grew up on a family farming operation, where he learned about hard-work sacrifice and stewardship. He currently lives in Salt Lake and is particularly proud of his wife Leslie and their 6 children and 13 grandchildren.
Coming from a logging and ranching family Kalvin came to Idaho seeking to continue the family legacy of farming. His education in Agriculture Economics in Bozeman, MT not only taught him the necessary tools to farm but also brought him to meet his wife, Pamella Miller and married in 1975. In 1976 they began to farm in Rupert, ID and purchased their first land in 1981. In 2002 they partnered with Grant 4-D Farms and continue to participate in the daily operation of the company. Kalvin and Pamella are a 36% partner. Their two sons currently work in the business, and their youngest daughter is married to a farmer in Plentywood, MT. Kalvin and Pam enjoy spending time with their eight grandchildren.
We are thankful for the service of our previous board members in furthering the professionalism and efficiency of our board managed structure.