TPEN Meet Kris Burt

 

KBurt

Contact Kris:

Phone: 563.284.4288
Email: kburt@farmjournal.com
Address:
PO Box 298
Walcott, IA 52773

Kris Burt is the Top Producer Executive NetworkTM Operations Assistant. Her primary responsibility is assisting members. When hosting an on-farm meeting, Kris works with the member on all logistic aspects and prepares all meeting documents. She also maintains the member website and coordinates member communications.

Her work history includes serving as Insurance/Assistant Office Manager at her husband's chiropractic office and as Marketing Manager for an Industrial Tool Distributor, where she worked closely with customers such as John Deere, Caterpillar, Case IH and Vermeer. 

Kris earned her bachelor of science degree in business communications with a minor in psychology from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, S.D., and a Master of Business Administration from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.  A native of southwestern Minnesota, Kris resides just outside of the Quad Cities with her husband and three children.

 


 

TPEN Reflection: Solutions

As your business grows, you begin to hit a "ceiling of complexity" where the way you’ve done it before needs to change if you are to continue your forward progress. Tillage practices, planting or harvest strategies, equipment changes, accounting, banking, risk management, human resources and family relationships are just a few areas in which you’ll experience growing pains. The peer group experience shows you that others have solved some of the problems you face, and that you have in fact solved other producers’ problems.

Take Action

Identify the three biggest challenges you face, write them down, discuss them in your business and come prepared to share them at your next peer group meeting.

On behalf of the TPEN facilitation team,

Lance Woodbury

 
 
 
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