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Jeff Frank     Jeff Frank

​         Division Manager, Grain Risk


Jeff Frank is the Division Manager, Grain Risk based out of Bloomington, Illinois. Jeff’s primary role is to provide overall direction to the business strategy and daily operations of AgriVisor and sister company MID-CO COMMODTIES.

He started his career as an auditor working for a small, agri-business focused accounting and audit firm and in 2008 joined GROWMARK in Finance Division. In 2010, Jeff took a management role in Agronomy Division where he remained until starting his current role in July 2018. Jeff’s professional background consists of a mix of accounting, finance, technology, business process, and management.

Jeff was raised on a farm in Boone County Illinois and has been a resident of Bloomington since 2006. He has a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University in Accountancy. Jeff is a Certified Public Accountant, holds his Series 3 license, and has also served on the IAA Credit Union board since 2014.


Camp_Joe 14 cropped     ​Joe Camp

​         Manager


Joe Camp is the manager at AgriVisor, LLC located in Bloomington, IL. He is a native of Paxton, IL.  

Joe earned a Master’s Degree in economics after a completing a fellowship at Eastern Illinois University. 

In his role at AgriVisor, Joe offers grain marketing advice to producers in the Midwest and provides hedge recommendations and order execution as a Series 3 licensed broker.  Joe is an analyst specializing in the grains and knowledgeable on matters influencing the other various financial markets.  He is a published market commentator and regular contributor to the Illinois Farm Bureau’s FarmWeek newspaper.  Other articles have been featured in the Iowa Spokesman newspaper, Dairy Herd Management, Wisconsin Rural Route, and GROWMARK’s SOURCE magazine.  Joe can be herd regularly on the RFD Radio Network, with market updates broadcasted by more than 75 Illinois radio affiliates.  He is also a co-host of AgriVisor’s weekly AgFanatics podcast.  


Setzer_Karl-ID-19     Karl Setzer

​         Commodity Risk Analysts


Originally from Wisconsin, Karl spent 25 years at MaxYield Cooperative in Iowa with 20 of these spent in Risk Management. Karl was the Trading Principal for North Central Agri Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of MaxYield. Karl worked closely with risk management groups (including AgriVisor) or both elevator and farm clients. In August 2018, Karl relocated to Michigan to set up risk management programs for Citizens LLC, a grain elevator based in Charlotte, MI. Karl has a syndicated market news column published daily around the globe and is a regular contributor to Dow Jones News, Bloomberg, Reuters, and other publications. Karl is also an arbitrator with the NGFA and has his Series 3.