Working with Kim has put our mind at ease regarding the decision making process on our farm; it’s always nice to have a third party opinion to tell you that you are on the right path, or to give you direction to fine tune any area that needs attention. After Kim analyzed our farm business, it gave us a better understanding of areas we need to focus on for the future.
Kim Gerencser has been a CAFA member since 2009 and the more I get to know him, the more he impresses me! Kim clearly understands farm business management – the technical, financial and human elements involved as he has direct experience with each. Kim is articulate and writes a very informative weekly newsletter that I often share with other CAFA members. Kim is also a competent leader. This young man is one to watch.
Kim has provided us with an excellent “outside” set of eyes when making business decisions. He has provided “sober second thought” whether it has been to scrutinize equipment purchases or the wisdom in expanding the farm. Kim has also been instrumental in encouraging our farm to adopt various systems to help the farm run more smoothly and has access to a large network of people who can help with those processes.
I realized early in my farming career that focusing on improving my management skills would add a lot to the farm’s bottom line Kim has an amazing grasp of the skills and knowledge needed to train us in this area. I appreciate his straight forward style, experience and positive outlook.
I have worked with Kim for more than seven years. I find Kim to be strategic and forward looking, yet balanced and realistic in his approach to advising producers. This means a producer gets the “real facts” which allows everyone to work efficiently and effectively to meaningful and timely solutions.
Kim is particularly sensitive to the challenges associated with both farm banking and farm transitions. This is valuable for any producer completing a bank negotiation or farm transition as Kim has considerable experience including his own. Some of those experiences are good; some have been quite educational yet valuable.
I find Kim to be attentive and thoughtful, providing not only a sounding board for ideas but also helpful guidance from previous projects he’s worked on. Kim brings a holistic approach to farm financial analysis. He’s an advisor that is proud to work shoulder-to-shoulder with clients, sharing knowledge that delivers exceptional results and a lasting impact.