Experience! The Engler Program is designed to provide you a playing field where you have the opportunity to be in the game (or even reinvent it). By being in the game you experience the joy, exhilaration, risk and accountability that comes when investment of time and talent matters, when you can affect the outcome, when you put it on the line to compete!
We offer an experienced team who has made it their mission to coach, cajole, challenge, and celebrate aspiring entrepreneurs. Over time we expect you to grow into a role as a colleague and collaborator with us.
Tom is a passionate advocate for education, agriculture, free enterprise, engaged citizenship, and the potential of young people. He serves the people of Nebraska as the Director of the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program and holder of the Engler Chair in Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska‘Lincoln. He is also a noted agricultural author with works including his column "Out of the Box" and featured commentator of "The Entrepreneurial Minute" on the Angus Report on RFD-TV.
A frequent speaker at agricultural events in the U.S. and abroad, he has consulted with a number of agricultural enterprises and organizations, and has served on numerous boards related to education, agriculture, and athletics. He is the co-owner of Field Land and Cattle Company, LLC in Colorado. He and his wife Laura watch over a brood that includes a son in the Teach for America Program, twins who are seniors in college and toddler twins to round out the team.