Bob Schenck - President   Bob is an experienced marketing and advertising executive whose career includes sales and management roles in digital, print, broadcast and database solutions. His extensive ag media representation includes Successful Farming, Corn & Soybean Digest, DTN, RFD-TV and Carbon Media prior to helping launch Big Reach Network in 2015. He helps manage the family farms located in Northwest Iowa. Bob is an honors graduate from “The” Iowa State University and in his free time enjoys running, bicycling, motorcycling and garden/yard work. Residing in the Chicago suburbs, Bob is a proud father of his daughter Cassie and son Ben.

Bob Schenck - President

Bob is an experienced marketing and advertising executive whose career includes sales and management roles in digital, print, broadcast and database solutions. His extensive ag media representation includes Successful Farming, Corn & Soybean Digest, DTN, RFD-TV and Carbon Media prior to helping launch Big Reach Network in 2015. He helps manage the family farms located in Northwest Iowa. Bob is an honors graduate from “The” Iowa State University and in his free time enjoys running, bicycling, motorcycling and garden/yard work. Residing in the Chicago suburbs, Bob is a proud father of his daughter Cassie and son Ben.

Bret Kealy - Account Executive   Bret brings over 30 years of experience and relationships in the Agri-Marketing arena to the Big Reach team. One of the first print sales reps to bring a laptop and a (dial-up) internet connection on sales calls, he has seen the growth of digital advertising from the very beginning. As Publisher & General Manager of three national magazines, Bret was at the fore front of transitioning advertising & content from print to digital. He has a BS in Agriculture & Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota. When not online, you will find Bret fishing on the lake, frozen or not.

Bret Kealy - Account Executive

Bret brings over 30 years of experience and relationships in the Agri-Marketing arena to the Big Reach team. One of the first print sales reps to bring a laptop and a (dial-up) internet connection on sales calls, he has seen the growth of digital advertising from the very beginning. As Publisher & General Manager of three national magazines, Bret was at the fore front of transitioning advertising & content from print to digital. He has a BS in Agriculture & Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota. When not online, you will find Bret fishing on the lake, frozen or not.

 
 
 
Carol Kindinger - Sales Partner   Carol’s role as Sales Partner entails maintaining existing and attracting new programmatic and social media clients. Her extensive sales and management experience come from serving as National Sales Manager for  DTN/Progressive Farmer  and  NAEDA Equipment Dealer  agri-business publications; Executive Director of the Missouri Leadership Foundation; Office Manager for Kahn, Soares & Conway, a California based law and lobbying firm with offices in Washington D.C.; International Marketing Specialist for the Michigan Department of Agriculture; and service on several special councils and commissions. When not selling for BRN, you can usually locate her exercising at the gym, working on behalf of Cystic Fibrosis or traveling and spending time with close friends and family.

Carol Kindinger - Sales Partner

Carol’s role as Sales Partner entails maintaining existing and attracting new programmatic and social media clients. Her extensive sales and management experience come from serving as National Sales Manager for DTN/Progressive Farmer and NAEDA Equipment Dealer agri-business publications; Executive Director of the Missouri Leadership Foundation; Office Manager for Kahn, Soares & Conway, a California based law and lobbying firm with offices in Washington D.C.; International Marketing Specialist for the Michigan Department of Agriculture; and service on several special councils and commissions. When not selling for BRN, you can usually locate her exercising at the gym, working on behalf of Cystic Fibrosis or traveling and spending time with close friends and family.

Mike Gonitzke - Sales Partner   Mike handles key strategic accounts in the Southern states for Precision Reach. Mike has a wealth of agricultural knowledge that he brings to the table. He has an extensive publishing, database, and multi-media background within agriculture and rural markets. His deep roots in ag media include being a Publisher for Cotton Grover, Cotton International with Meister Media worldwide as well as various Farm Press print and digital properties now under the Farm Progress/Informa Unbrella. In his free time Mike enjoys hiking, biking, and every imaginable water activity.

Mike Gonitzke - Sales Partner

Mike handles key strategic accounts in the Southern states for Precision Reach. Mike has a wealth of agricultural knowledge that he brings to the table. He has an extensive publishing, database, and multi-media background within agriculture and rural markets. His deep roots in ag media include being a Publisher for Cotton Grover, Cotton International with Meister Media worldwide as well as various Farm Press print and digital properties now under the Farm Progress/Informa Unbrella. In his free time Mike enjoys hiking, biking, and every imaginable water activity.