2018 Apex Alumni Brian Briggeman
Brian C. Briggeman
is a Professor and Director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center (ACCC) in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University. His research on agricultural finance, cooperative management, and macroeconomics has been published in leading academic journals and industry publications. Dr. Briggeman also provides expert commentary on agricultural and rural related issues to local, national, and international audiences. As ACCC Director, he leads and delivers educational programs for farmer cooperative CEOs, CFOs, employees, and directors. Dr. Briggeman also teaches agricultural finance and cooperative management to undergraduates and advises a number of graduate students.
Prior to joining Kansas State University, Dr. Briggeman was an economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City; an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University; and a business analyst with Farm Credit Services of America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from Kansas State University, an M.S. degree in agricultural economics from Texas A&M University, and a Ph.D. degree in agricultural economics from Purdue University.
Dr. Briggeman and his wife, Sarah, live in Manhattan, Kansas with their two boys. He is originally from Iuka, Kansas where his parents own and operate the family farm.