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Business Planning Team
CFP® – Seeking Solutions, LLC
Business Planning Consultant
Al is a Business Planning Consultant with Ascent Financial. Al has recently retired from Compeer Financial after 12 years. Al provides Succession Planning, Business Planning, Retirement & Estate Planning, Financial Management, Human Resources Development, Alliance Development, Litigation Support, and Conflict Resolution services to the private agri-business sector. Al farmed for twenty-three years on the family farm and was President of Bennett Farms, Inc., a corn and soybean operation in southern Minnesota, until January 2001. In 1995, Al was elected to represent District 4 in Blue Earth County on the Board of Commissioners. He served for ten years in that capacity before resigning in July 2004 to pursue another business opportunity.
Before joining the Compeer team in November of 2006, Al worked as a mediator with the University of Minnesota Extension Farmer-Lender Mediation Program. His work was focused on farm families that were in financial distress and/or had defaulted on
In 2011, Al completed the process to become a Certified Financial Planner™ and today uses his personal experiences in agriculture, government, and conflict resolution to serve others during times of change.