Tim Penner

President & CEO
Harper Industries, Inc.

Tim grew up on a diversified farm near Beatrice, Nebraska.  After receiving his B.A. in biology and tropical agriculture from Goshen College in Indiana, he worked in agricultural and community development in Bolivia, South America for seven years.  He received his MBA in economic development from Eastern College.  In 1991, Tim and his wife Faith moved to Kansas where he began work in manufacturing.  He founded Harper Industries in 1998 and continues as its CEO/President.  Harper is a diversified manufacturer of agricultural equipment, hydraulic power systems and turf care equipment.