What Does a Commodity Trader Do?
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Alex began working at AIFP in April of 2018 as a trader in the panels, with his expertise being in Canadian Fir, Western Fir, Pine Plywood, and OSB.
After growing up in West Linn, OR, Alex attended Portland State University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. When he’s not busy with work, he spends his time with his wife, Emily, and their dog Meli. His pastimes include fitness, traveling, playing golf, watching sports, exploring the outdoors, and trying new foods.
His words to live by? “End each day knowing you were the best version of yourself.”
We balance hard work and play. With exceptional employee retention and a people first approach, we keep our staff happy and engaged.
Some of my favorite things about working at AIFP are that I enjoy the trading partners that I work with every day, and the fact that my paycheck is based on how hard that I am willing to work.Jeff Hoggard Trader
Commodity trading is the coolest, old-school, person-to-person, make-deals business out there. It’s professional, personal, and requires a level of ease with people. It’s both challenging and rewarding.Nick Klohs Trader