JEFF RAMOLD, PRESIDENT AND CEO
A native of O’Neill, NE, Jeff Ramold started his livestock risk management career in 1997 at the Livestock & Exchange building located in Omaha NE. In 2016 Jeff and Ag Partners of Albert City, Iowa started Livestock Equity Inc. This joint venture has provided livestock producers with a menu of risk management programs and has proven to be a valuable addition to suppliers and processors across the central United States. As CEO and President of Livestock Equity Jeff works with brokers and suppliers in establishing tailored marketing strategies. Jeff and his wife, Dru have three kids, ages 19, 14 and 10, who keep them plenty busy with all their extracurricular activities.
MIKE HAYES, PROCUREMENT MANAGER
Mike has 42 years of experience in the Swine Industry. Starting out as an Order Buyer at the Sioux City Stockyards before joining a major processor where he spent 31 years. Mike then joined Jeff Ramold in 2010 as Procurement Supervisor. Mike has been married to Kris for 47 years and they have 2 children and 2 grandchildren. His interests are his 2 granddaughters, college football and basketball, and golf.
RYAN BAILEY, LIVESTOCK SPECIALIST
Born and raised in central Iowa, Ryan began his career in 1990, with the currently named JBS/Swift. He performed several duties within the Hog Procurement team over 30 plus years.
Ryan and his wife Mendy have one daughter, and a grandson who will soon be a big brother. Beyond family and friends, he enjoys many forms of outdoors entertainment.
MARNIE GOLTL, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Marnie joined Livestock Equity in 2022. Previously working 26 years in the healthcare industry, she brings knowledge and experience in office and employee management.
Marnie and her husband Mike have been married for 29 years and have 3 adult children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, and boating.