Jim Handy was born and raised in Southern Colorado, where his family ran a purebred cattle herd and show string. He began showing cattle at the age of 5 and participated in many livestock shows across North America. He attended Colorado State University where he studied Animal Science with an emphasis on Ag Business. Jim cofounded Ag Marketing Partners in 2007. He enjoys teaching/coaching farmers and other brokers how to use different products to hedge their crops, including how and why Ag Marketing Partners uses different strategies. Outside of work, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife and four kids. He also loves coaching high school football.