About Ag Progress

With decades of family farming and agricultural consulting experience, Lance Woodbury, Davon Cook, and the Ag Progress team provide tailored, high-impact services to family farming and ranching businesses.

  • Lance Woodbury

    Lance Woodbury

    After a 14 year career at Kennedy and Coe, LLC, a top 100 accounting firm where I worked in a number of leadership and consulting roles, I now focus my consulting efforts on closely-held agriculture businesses and professional service firms.

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  • Davon Cook

    Davon Cook

    My interest in family business comes naturally from personal experience. I grew up near Lubbock, Texas, on a cotton farm (in which I am still involved as a shareholder) and was involved in our privately owned cotton gin. After starting my career in Chicago at ConAgra Foods and McKinsey & Company, I returned to Texas in my late 20s to join the...

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  • Bill Long

    I am an award-winning author, consultant for foundations and businesses (for profit and non-profit), biblical scholar and attorney. In my varied work life I have been a college professor, an editorial writer for a major American daily newspaper, a pastor of a large urban congregation, a litigation attorney and law professor. Along the way I have...

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  • Alleah Heise

    Alleah Heise

    I was born and raised in southwest Kansas and not long after starting my professional career, I knew that I wanted to return to the industry that shaped so much of my life. My family are third generation family business owners hauling cattle and servicing the fuel and lubrication needs of farmers. I knew from an early age that there was something...

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Support Team

  • Stuart Reed

    I was raised in rural Pratt County, Kansas and currently reside in Hutchinson, Kansas with my wife Allison. I earned my undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Kansas. I have over twenty five years of experience working for and with family owned businesses.

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  • Michelle Pfannenstiel

    I grew up on a family farm in Protection, Kansas. Some of my fondest memories are from that farm — working with siblings while taking care of cattle, working in the harvest field and learning life-long lessons I hope my children will also be able to experience.

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