After graduating from Montana State University with a degree in Business Marketing and Management, Travis Byerly started a sales company in the sports industry representing brands and grew the business by 10 times in annual revenues over a 5 year period. After moving back to Montana in 2005, Travis created, built, and sold regional processing, distribution, retail and food service businesses in Montana. He currently operates Hi Country, which is the largest USDA and FDA value added manufacturing facility in Montana producing meat snacks, seasonings and pet treats. Since taking over control of Hi Country two years ago the company has grown sales by 1.5 times and increased profitability by over 3 times. With this extensive experience, Travis is well positioned to help scale a sustainable vertically integrated agriculture business.