Fred Hepler, ALC
2308 Asaro Lane
Edmond, OK 73034
Tel #: 217-778-6833
Bio in Brief:
Fred L Hepler AFM, ALC
Fred Hepler retired from being the Director of Acquisitions for farmland investments at AgVictus Capital Mgmt which is based in Atlanta on June 30, 2021. He has over 40 years of experience in managing vertically integrated agricultural companies, representing public pension funds for farmland investments, managing large scale direct farming operations, representing private individuals, trusts & corporations for farm management/consulting, and brokering agricultural real estate sales.
Hepler is a proven visionary and strategic leader that translates business strategies into maximum profits commensurate with the best interest of shareholders, customers, employees, and the public. An expert in enhancing profitability; developing strategic investment and operating initiatives; and growing each segment of a high-quality agricultural business portfolio. Experienced in farmland investment and large scale vertically integrated agricultural business and farm operations with a proven track record of implementing the necessary structure to ensure quality financial performance. Dedicated to maintaining a reputation built on his passion for performance, client service, and uncompromising integrity & ethics.
His diversified experience includes developing a direct farming operation for a private equity firm which included over 50,000 acres in six states, building & managing the largest beef confinement feedlot in the US in conjunction with managing the direct farming operation associated with the feedlot of 18K irrigated acres, and being a minority shareholder in the Westchester Group, a global farm real estate sales, management, consulting firm which managed over $1.0 billion of agricultural assets for public pension funds and private investors. During his career he has sold, managed, or farmed in 38 different states which involved 44 different crops. Fred brings an in-depth level of diversified experience in agriculture investment and operations thru out the United States.
Property Specialties: Agricultural / Farm Land
Service Specialties: Acquisition/Disposition, Asset Management