Greg began his service as Director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture in June 2005, receiving the appointment from Governor Dave Heineman after spending six and half years in the Assistant Director role.
In addition to his director duties, with the help of his family he continues to maintain a cow/calf and grain operation near Sumner in central Nebraska. He shuttles between Sumner and Lincoln regularly and oversees all programs of the Agriculture Department.
Prior to starting his Sumner operation, Greg worked for Farm Credit Services.
He has past agricultural leadership experience, serving in a number of positions within both state and national organizations.
Greg holds a bachelor of science degree in agriculture from the University of Nebraska, with majors in animal science and agricultural economics. He and his wife, Teresa, have three children.