AFA Management

Here are the key professionals who lead the AFA team for our clients:

Mark Lakers, President   Mark Lakers, President

Just prior to establishing AFA, Mark managed McCarthy & Company’s agribusiness practice—advising clients on agribusiness-related mergers, acquisitions and financing. Prior to that position, Mark was vice president of First National Bank of Omaha, specializing in agriculture lending with an emphasis on the swine and grain industries. He also served in various finance, marketing and operating management positions over a 17-year period with major agribusiness firms, including 13 years with Ralston Purina. Mark received his MBA from Washington University in St. Louis.