Jeff Younkin grew up on a ranch in the Gallatin Valley, graduating from Manhattan public schools in 1983. After high school he continued to work on his family ranch and attended Montana State University where he studied Animal Science. Upon graduation, Jeff pursued a career in banking as an agriculture lender in Northeast Montana. Jeff has maintained a herd of both registered and commercial cattle over the course of his lifetime. His life-long experience in both production agriculture and banking offers a unique skill set that is a true asset to the TrailWest team.