Alumni Spotlight: Mike Mohr

1986, B.S. Agricultural Economics, Animal Science
(Also has a DVM, Veterinary Medicine, and MBA, Finance from University of Kansas and Campbell University in North Carolina.)

Current organization/ employer: Self-employed

Why did you choose CFANS as a college? 
My parents both attended CFANS and I wanted to work in the agricultural field as well.

Why do you think the University of Minnesota is great?
The U of M has a strong history, very good outreach programs and leading research in the area of swine veterinary medicine.

Career information/ professional achievements:

  • Private Practitioner
  • Swine Veterinary Consultant
  • Pharmaceutical Technical Sales
  • Investment banking
  • Portfolio Company Manager
  • Director of Global Technical Service
  • Independent Veterinary Swine Consultant

What's your passion? What do you love about your work and your field?
I love working with data, creating Decision Support Systems and conducting business analysis studies.

How did your education at the U of M help prepare you for what you are doing today?
I learned how to really use Excel and the application of my farm management classes

What advice do you have for current students (and future alumni)?
Realize that all of your classes you take today really do have a purpose even if you don't see it today.

Student activities:
Block and Bridle
Pre-Vet Club
4-H
FarmHouse Fraternity