Cooperative Business Development Specialist
Jim Crandall serves as the Associate Director of the UNL Nebraska Cooperative Development Center (NCDC) and has worked as a cooperative business development specialist with the NCDC since 2000. He received his Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees from UNL in Agricultural Education and is located near Holdrege, NE. Jim’s background includes teaching high school vocational agriculture, serving as an Extension Educator in Nebraska and Wyoming, as a territory manager for a livestock feed and animal health company in Nebraska and Kansas, and production agriculture.
Crandall’s experience includes involvement with agricultural enterprises for over 40 years as an educator and business person in Nebraska, Wyoming, and Kansas. He has been directly involved with more than eighty business development projects while working for NCDC. He offers his services to assist groups with building their vision, business plan development, market analysis, business feasibility, legal structure, educational programming and delivery, conflict resolution, and organizational facilitation.Back to Staff page