Luke is from Rochester, Indiana. He grew up on Smith Family Farms in North Central Indiana. He attended Huntington University where he earned his Business Management degree. During the summer of 2008, he had the opportunity to intern at the Chicago Board of Trade. The following summer, he worked as a Grain Merchandiser at Louis Dreyfus Commodities in Claypool, Indiana. He received his brokerage license while attending Huntington University, but did not utilize it until he started working with Ag Marketing Partners on his family’s farm. He still works in the day-to-day operations at Smith Family Farms and handles all their grain marketing. He is thankful that he has the knowledge and team in Ag Marketing Partners that helps farmers across the country utilize the marketing tools available to them daily. He gets to make the same decisions on the farm that he is teaching his clients about to help them better manage their businesses marketing risks.