David Thien is the Midwest Region Co-Head of Farm Management and Due Diligence for Homestead Capital. He graduated from Iowa State University in 1999 with a degree in Agricultural Business and Agronomy. He is an Accredited Farm Manager through the ASFMRA and Accredited Land Consultant through the RLI. He is a licensed real estate broker in Iowa and a certified general real property appraiser in Iowa. David has served on a variety of committees through ASFRMA and is currently the Vice President of the Iowa Chapter of Realtors Land Institute. David manages a variety of farms in Iowa, Nebraska, and Northern Missouri. He was named Farm Manager of the Year by Syngenta, Ag Professional magazine, and ASFMRA in 2005. David has expertise in land management, land acquisition, and wetland mitigation banking.