From growing up on a dairy farm in South Canterbury, Dan has always had a passion for the rural industry. He has worked on farms, both dairy and sheep/beef/deer through to owning small farms, studying Bachelor of Commerce and Agriculture at Lincoln University. Rural banking attracted him, and this is where he has worked for the last 17 years with PGG Wrightson and ASB Bank.
Dan’s time in the Rural Finance industry has given him some strong and valuable skills. He prides himself on building and maintaining lasting relationships with his large network of farmers and rural professionals. He has a thorough knowledge of the banking industry, succession scenarios and environmental requirements. Dan is constantly upskilling, presently studying rural valuation which will enhance his ability to get the right outcome for customers.
Through these experiences, he has seen and worked with many families and business structures across numerous property transactions. “No two deals are the same” hence his ability to negotiate, piece a deal together and work around conditions to satisfy all parties involved. His clients find his honesty, integrity and ability to problem solve while working towards successful transactions has seen many positive relationships built and will continue to strive.
Dan is heavily involved with his 3 kids schooling and their sports, he loves his own sports and is regularly seen around the district at events. His love for his family and his own farming block gives him the right balance, while knowing what is important to longevity and success.
Dan is highly professional, and confidentiality is extremely important to him. His understanding of the market, the current regulatory requirements and the whole rural industry will see him thrive in this role so please don’t hesitate to get in touch any time for a no obligation discussion.