Strategic Support of Agriculture

Agriculture Business Consultants is pleased to have the opportunity to offer you and your clients a solution for turnaround, restructuring, and asset resolution needs. As the sector faces increasing challenges every day, we recognize the need for consultants who can fulfill the analytical, financial and legal roles, and also offer hands on, on-the-ground operational support to distressed agricultural enterprises. ABC is available for engagements in interim management, repositioning for sale or liquidation, reorganization of complex projects or assets, and consulting for agricultural enterprises facing distress or insolvency.

Meet the Team

Shelly Crocker Is a Seattle business consultant with an emphasis on turnaround management, strategic advice, and asset disposition. Shelly’s experience in agriculture includes appointment as farm manager of an 1,100-head dairy in southwestern Washington through a Chapter 12, management and sale of two production vineyards in Horse Heaven Hills as Receiver, and reorganization of a sheep milk farm and cheese manufacturer.

Brandon Pike has worked in agriculture for 20 years, and has overseen crop and dairy operations for the last decade, providing hands on management of virtually every aspect of large farming enterprises. Brandon is the dairy and crop manager for Moser Farms in Whatcom County, Washington, where he oversees livestock, crops, nutrients and procurement. He and Shelly recently worked together at Southbank Dairies, where he increased milk production by more than ten percent and operated profitably. Read more…

Evaluation -- Workout -- Turnaroud -- Asset Sale

Services Offered

Turnaround & Strategic Advisory

  • Receivership
  • Turnaround
  • Sale Advisory
  • Partnership
  • Dissolution
  • Liquidation
  • Bankruptcy Support
  • Litigation Support
  • Interim Operations

Operational Support and Evaluation

  • Cash flow assessment
  • Payment prioritization
  • Creditor negotiations
  • Overhead/Staffing reduction
  • Financial analysis
  • Cash flow analysis
  • Record review
  • Collateral verification
  • Water rights
  • Key personnel interviews
  • Nutrient management
  • Land use analysis