Mr. Brockmeyer is a Regional Farm Manager in the Pacific Region for Homestead Capital. He is the son of a high school ag teacher from Bakersfield, CA, earned his Ag Business-Ag Economics degree from Cal State-Fresno, and went on to get an MBA from Stanford University before beginning his career in permanent crop agricultural investment and management. He has deep experience in the production, business and marketing aspects of permanent crop agriculture, with an emphasis on the winegrape sector. Prior to partnering with Homestead, he was responsible for all vineyard property acquisitions for a $300mm institutional investment fund, acquiring properties in Napa, Sonoma, Santa Barbara and Mendocino Counties in California, with additional holdings in Oregon and Washington. He is a former President of the California Chapter of ASFMRA and helped create the Accredited Agricultural Consultant (AAC)designation for the national ASFMRA.