Since 1976,

Hedlin Ag Enterprises has specialized in retained executive search for agribusinesses and agricultural associations throughout the United States. Why has it endured since founded by Larry Hedlin? It’s our philosophy and dedication to strive to be the best, not the biggest.


Murray Wise Associates, LLC (MWA), a preeminent land marketing and auction company based in Champaign, IL is hiring a Vice-President to assist the company in its upward growth trajectory.   The successful candidate will an early career professional looking to have a career in real estate and farm management.   The successful candidate will be a “rainmaker”, prospecting and developing new real estate sales and management opportunities.  The Vice-President will:

  • Actively prospect and develop new real estate sales and management opportunities…including both private treaty sales and the auction business (50% of time will be spent in sales and business development with 50% of time spent on managing the business process).
  • Develop relationships with ag lending institutions to market distressed assets.

Successful candidates will have an entrepreneurial attitude and a salesperson’s mentality.   The candidate must have at least two years of experience in the ag real estate industry or a closely related institution i.e., ag banking/lending.    The candidate must have outstanding personal skills…leaving a positive first impression is imperative.    The candidate must be able to understand the economics of the real estate business.  The Vice-President will be out of the office one-three days a week on average.

Compensation for this position includes a competitive base salary, substantial bonus incentive, and annual profit-sharing along with a comprehensive benefit program.  The successful candidate must be within driving distance of Champaign on a daily basis.  Interested parties may confidentially contact Kevin Drury with Hedlin Ag Enterprises at or by phone at 516.964.7997.

All inquiries and information will be handled in strict confidence.  Interested parties should contact:

Kevin Drury

Hedlin Ag Enterprises

Ankeny, IA 50021

Phone:  515-964-7997   Email: