Bradley S. Shaffer
Chief Financial Officer
Brad became the CFO at Fairland in 2022 and was elected Vice President in 2023. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Drake University in Des Moines, IA, and his MBA with an emphasis in accounting from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, MN. He also passed the CPA exam in 1993 and held his license to practice until 2013, when he left public accounting for the private sector.
Prior to working at Fairland, Brad has over 30 years of financial experience working in various roles in CPA firms; private business, including agriculture related businesses; and non-profits.
Brad resides in Ocheyedan, IA, with his wife, Deanna. He has two grown daughters working in healthcare and twin daughters in college. He is also a doting grandfather. In his free time, Brad enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and pheasant hunting. He recently stepped away from coaching high school baseball after many years, but he still enjoys the game. Brad also recently left his position as a member of the Board of Education in Worthington, Minnesota after serving on the board for over 15 years.