Missouri: Professional Qualifications
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Dennis Hurley is the owner of Ferguson Group, Charleston Ltd. He specializes in financial analysis for agricultural producers. Following graduation from the University of Missouri with a degree in Agricultural Economics, Dennis has since completed some one hundred hours of uniquely focused financial training followed by nine years of continuing education through the American Society of Agricultural Consultants.
Dennis’ earlier career included 31 years as a loan officer and County Supervisor with the Farmers Home Administration. Serving in numerous financial capacities, his duties included analyzing a broad variety of agricultural operations in the process of providing both short-term Operating Loans and long-term Capital Asset financing. During that time, special recognition was received for contributing to the success of many agricultural operations in the Missouri Bootheel region.
Dennis is also currently Chairman of the Board and Chief Financial Officer of Hurley and Associates Agri-Marketing Centers of Charleston, Inc., a multi-state firm having its headquarters at Charleston, Missouri. Hurley & Associates specializes in farm marketing, financial analysis, and farm management. The firm also markets corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, cotton, grain sorghum, and specialty crops for farmers representing several hundred-thousand acres.