Tim Schaefer

Tim Schaefer

Encore Consultants

Tim Schaefer’s roots run deep in rural America with his first business venture selling sweet corn door-to-door with an Oliver 70. Raised on a successful multi-generational family farm in West Central Minnesota, Tim founded Encore Consultants to provide specialized advising to families and businesses at the crossroads of change. He is a Certified Financial Planner, Certified Family Business Advisor and Certified Business Coach. Through business coaching and strategic planning he also helps farms scale up to the next level of production with proven management practices and helping farmers get “unstuck” with what’s holding them back. He also provides expertise in succession planning and facilitates farmer peer advisory groups through the Encore Executive Farmer Network.


January 19, 2018

10:45  -  12:00

Coral Ballroom E

How to be a great boss

People drive success on the farm. Yet, farmers tell us one of their biggest worries for the future is finding and keeping quality employees, especially as farms grow. What’s the best way to find, hire and keep the right people on your farm? How do you set compensation, bonuses, or non-cash job perks? Learn the … Continued

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