Verdant Partners LLC
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Devon Izard joined Verdant Partners' team of Advisors in 2023. Previously, Mr. Izard was the Director of Investments at Venusia Agricultural Investments, a firm focused on institutional asset management of agricultural assets in North and South America. He got his start in the agricultural industry as Acquisition and Investment Manager at Murray Wise Associates. Mr. Izard has experience with investing in over $300M of agricultural assets in North and South America along with management of that portfolio of assets. These agricultural assets included tree nuts (almonds, pistachios, and hazelnuts), citrus, blueberries, winegrapes and avocados. His responsibilities include identification of potential investments, investment analysis, management of existing assets, strategy development, and industry analysis. He has been working with institutional investors and agricultural operators for the last decade.
Mr. Izard holds an MBA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelor’s in Finance from the University of Illinois at Chicago.