What Does a Commodity Trader Do?
Thinking about a career in commodity trading? While it’s a great career path for people with a wide range of backgrounds, not everyone understands the intricaci… Learn More
Brian is a 25 year industry veteran. He is in his 7th year at AIFP. He began his career in the warehouse counting lumber and quickly realized he should finish his college career at Oregon State University or a life of applying bar codes to 1 x 2 boards was in his future. After college he found his way to Mt Hood to be a pro ski patroller. Yes, he was paid to ski. Oh, and help broken people off the hill - always gratifying.
When not catching the biggest salmon at the AIFP annual trader fishing trip, he can be found rooting on the OSU Beavers in all sports and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Family has always been a priority but now that his girls are in their 20s it is time to focus on the empty nest.
After all these years, he has learned the secret of how to make money…WORK!
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