Agriculture Equipment Recruiting
Mike Motis joined the Ag 1 Source team after 21 years in the agriculture industry. Mike is an Exeter, Nebr., native and a University of Nebraska at Lincoln graduate, where he earned a degree in animal science and ag marketing.
Mike began his career in feed sales in 1993 with Purina serving south central Nebraska. In 1997, he was hired as an area sales manager with Farmers Hybrid where he was consistently in the top 10 percent in performance. In 1998, he began working for Hogslat, serving producers in Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri developing business in new territories with independent producers and large integrators. In 2008, Mike joined John Deere Financial as a territory finance manager serving John Deere dealers in Nebraska, Kansas and South Dakota. During this time, Mike was named National Top Performer four out of his six years with John Deere Financial. Mike also took an active role as a key team member in developing curriculum for a new sales training program for dealer sales teams. Known as a hard charger and straight talker, Mike is focused on sustainable results for his customers and insuring long-term success and performance.
Together with his wife Brenda, Mike can often be found at a livestock show or sporting event watching his children compete. Son Thane is currently on staff with Country Pride Coop in Winner, SD as a sales agronomist after graduating from Southeast Community College majoring in Agribusiness; daughter Caroline is a standout softball player currently in her second year at Mid Plains Junior College where the Knights were named Region Champions, and twin sons Gatlin and Travien are active in wrestling, football, trapshooting and competing alongside their older brother at swine shows across the country.
Mike is very personable and professional. He was careful to inquire about all of the parameters required for the position that I wanted to fill, and then only referred qualified candidates. I was very satisfied with his service and would recommend him without hesitation. – Satisfied Client
Ag 1 Source and Mike Motis have been a key partners with our company in the search for talented sales candidates whose core values mirror our company values. Mike has always strived to provide us with qualified individuals with exceptional customer service and satisfaction, always willing to go the extra mile to get the job done. – Satisfied Client