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2002–2004      University of Florida                        Gainesville, FL

Graduate Dec. 2004 with a B.S. in Animal Science,

Beef Cattle Specialization, minor in Agribusiness

2001-2002       Manatee Community College         Bradenton, FL

Graduated with an A.A. in General Business Management

2000–2001      Texas Christian University            Fort Worth, TX

Graduated with a certificate in Ranch Management



Employment History

DeSotoCounty4-H Extension Agent I

2/2007 – 12/10 University of Florida, IFAS & DeSoto County, DeSoto,FL

§  Install life skills in county youth.

             * create and oversee club activities

               * host clinics relating to youth interests

               * teaching

§  Developed relationships with various organizations, associations, and volunteers.

             * work closely with the Florida Cattlemen’s Association – Ranch Rodeo Div.

               * created relationship with FPL for multi fundraising activities.

§  Created and organized programs that benefit youth and adult relationships.


Cattle Receiving Assistant

8/2004 – 9/2006 Okeechobee Livestock Market,Okeechobee,FL

§  Helped coordinate cattle with lot placements.

§  Assisted in feeding cattle to auction in a consistent and chronological order.

§  Contributed in fulfilling multiple job positions when needed.

               *cutting pen                              * north side facilitator

               *hydraulic gate                         * load out cattle

               *pulled back alley gate            

Ranch Hand Employee – (Internship)

8/2004 – 12/2005 Family Tree Entp. / Dixie Ranch,Okeechobee,FL

§  Assisted in hurricane clean up.

§  Helped process Cattle.

               *contributed in morning gatherings

               *helped vaccinate, worm, and mouth

               *assisted in some palpation

§  Assisted in daily chores.

              *tractoring feed to animals

               *fence repair

               *brought up and put out hay

Assistant cattle handler

10/2003 – 8/2004   Stardust Ranch , Micanopy, FL

§  To assist checking cows during calving season.

§  To help precondition replacement heifers and bulls for sale.

§  To help maintain all facilities and equipment.