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Preferred Capital Management

Your Pork Production Partners

Driving Your Swine Business Forward

As your swine management partner, Preferred Capital Management will guide you in the day-to-day operations as well as plan for the future to ensure your swine production thrives. We are dedicated to delivering depth of knowledge and genuine interactions that will strengthen your farm business.

Preferred Capital Management is headquartered in Fairmont, Minnesota, readily available to serve farms in Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota.

Our team has decades of experience and a passion for incorporating new ways for you to build success. Our services encompass the traditional and embrace the innovative, and we are dedicated to positive operational and financial results.

We empower swine producers to be successful for generations to come. We enhance what families have spent decades building and are motivated by the preservation of the freedom of family farms.

Whether we manage your farm or you're a part of the team, we value creating relationships rooted in reliability, trustworthiness, and integrity. We believe in honest work by honest people and collaboration with the intention of creating opportunities.

What Makes PCM Unique?

  1. We thrive by serving independent family farms rather than serving an integrated corporate entity.
  2. We focus on the success of the individual producer first. 
  3. We are dedicated to collaborating and building relationships with producers as well as other industry experts.
  4. We take an integrated approach, providing services for the producer in the business management role, including staffing, planning, environmental compliance and operational efficiencies.
  5. We realize not all farms are the same and approach each farm and family with an individualized plan.

Our Values

Our values are based on our belief that customers deserve a partnership built on trust and a healthy professional relationship. We strive to exceed our customers' expectations while being relentlessly authentic.

Serving the Swine Industry

Swine Management

Preferred Capital Management links financial and operational strategies together to enable bottom line management decisions through our integrated service model which includes human resources, production management, accounting and more.

We are continually strengthening all areas of production, management, and records allowing us to bring the best options to your operation.

Human Resources

Our team of HR professionals can take on your employee management headaches so you can focus on improving your operation. Recruitment, payroll, benefits, and employee relations management...we'll handle them all.

Production Management

Building out on-farm processes and creating a team is something our team lives for! Whether it's coordinating vet services and production records or conducting regular facility maintenance and inspections, we have the "go" to get it done.

Financials & Accounting

Managing money is key to ensuring your business runs smoothly. We'll take on accounts payable and receivable, manage your year-end reports and even tackle taxes for you. You get the reports and make the decisions, we do the rest.


Permitting and records keeping is such an integral part of the pork production management process, and we have the best of the best on our team to help.

Business Strategy

The team at Preferred Capital Management is not only made up of workers and doers, but thinkers, leaders and planners as well. Our team is equipped to help our customers with business decisions, too, such as managing strategic relationships and estate planning.

Serving Farmers

From Start to Finish

We can help you regardless of what stage you're at in pork production management.


Land Acquisition

Let us facilitate the siting and land purchase for your swine building project.



The PCM team will help to ensure your site is permitted and your project meets environmental standards.


Construction Management

Our project management team is well-equipped and experienced to oversee your construction project.


Team Management

We'll find the right people for your barn, and manage them after they've been hired.


Production Management

Start to finish, the PCM team is there to manage health visits; keep accurate, actionable production records; ensure care and comfort to your animals and keep your operation ship-shape.

And that's not all. Utilize the team at Preferred Capital Management for specific services like genetics, financing, and business structure, or as a consultant on relationship management, creating targets or goals, and how to execute those.


Meet the Team


Shane Vogel

Head of Production


Troy Adkison

Production Lead


Stacy McAleavy

Human Resources


Sarah Garry

Recruitment & Payroll Coordinator


Angel Gatewood

Client Relations & Pig Flow


Wayne Nienhaus

Production Compliance


Alicia Hagedorn

Financial Assistant


Susan Billet

Financial Assistant


Carter Lloyd

Environmental Services & Maintenance Support


Reilly Hoefker

Production & Maintenance


Ben Becker

Facilities & Construction


Corey Gatewood

Wean to Market & Maintenance Support


Rick Benson

Production Lead

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