Jared Schmidt grew up in Northeast Iowa. Jared has a degree from Wartburg College and graduate degree from Northern Arizona University.
Before joining Farm Financial Strategies, Inc., Jared began his career as an educator, first as a high school teacher, then as a college professor. He enjoyed coaching football at both the high school and collegiate levels.
After joining Farm Financial in 2003, Jared has worked with families all over the Midwest. He has helped and continues to help families navigate the process of creating plans to ensure the farm is continued as desired by the family which is a personal and emotional process. Jared works closely with them to understand their farm and identify their specific goals, so the plan reflects their view, and reflects their farm.
Jared currently lives in Ankeny with his wife, Heather, and three children: two daughters 14 &11, and one son, 9. He stays active in his kids’ activities by coaching many of their sports activities. Jared’s wife, Heather, is a realtor in the Ankeny area.
Jared is a Registered Representative of Lincoln Financial Securities.