John Monson is Chief Mission and Marketing Officer at Compeer Financial. John serves on the organization’s Corporate Giving and Legislative committees. He oversees Corporate Giving, Legislative, Client Education, Mission Financing, Marketing and Emerging Markets teams. John received his Bachelor of Science degree from Morehead State University, and attended graduate school at North Dakota State University.
John began his career as a Congressional Aid to Congressman Arlan Strangeland from 1987-1991, the Dodge County Executive Director for USDA Farm Service Agency from 1992-2000, and the Minnesota State Farm Service Agency State Executive Director from 2001-2006. He also served as the National Legislative Chairman for NASCOE. John joined AgStar Financial Services in 2006.
He and his wife, Deborah, live in Cannon Falls, Minn., and have three sons and one daughter. John is a member of the National Rural Healthcare Association, Leading Age, and the National Association of Cooperative Business, and serves on the Youth Baseball Board in Cannon Falls. His hobbies include reading, golfing, coaching youth baseball and basketball, jet skiing and driving his pontoon.