Kevin Kock, former Agribusiness Lender, USDA Agriculture Advisor, College Instructor, and UNL Extension Educator, joined the AKSARBEN Foundation as Executive Director of Agriculture Initiatives in 2014. Kevin has a long history with AKSARBEN, where he has volunteered for nearly 30 years. He has a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science, and Masters of Science in Agriculture Education from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln. Kevin is excited about the opportunity for enhancement of agriculture through collaborations with land grant universities and AKSARBEN’s business partners. A major focus will be connecting youth to post-secondary scholarships that lead to greater employment opportunities.