Our Team

First Capitol Ag's commitment to hedging differentiates itself from conventional brokers and supports our reputation as "America's Hedge Broker." FCA's nationally recognized Hedge Brokers specialize in agricultural markets. These marketing mentors direct hedgers to wean themselves from being risk takers, to being price protectors.

Jacob Burks -- jacob@hedgebroker.com

  • Hedge Consultant -- Associated with First Capitol Ag since 2005
  • BS degree in Agriculture Business from Arkansas Tech University
  • Masters in Business Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • Born and raised in Benton, Arkansas
  • Married -- wife Sara & two children
  • Began steer wrestling while in high school, continued in college rodeo, and continues to rodeo regionally

Jessica Leibfried -- jessica@hedgebroker.com

  • Hedge Consultant -- Associated with First Capitol Ag since 2003
  • Graduate of University of Wisconsin-Madison -- Agricultural Business Management degree
  • Grew up on Southwest Wisconsin beef farm
  • Was a runner on the grain floor at the Chicago Board of Trade
  • Worked as a meat risk management intern at Kraft Foods
  • Enjoys spending time with her family, being a Badger fan, scrapbooking and traveling

Brian Wagner -- brian@hedgebroker.com

  • Hedge consultant -- Associated with First Capitol Ag since 1996
  • Graduate of University of Wisconsin-Platteville -- BA degree
  • Born and raised in Southwest Wisconsin
  • Married -- wife Tonia & two children
  • Enjoys family time, the outdoors, and sports

Tammi White -- tammi@hedgebroker.com

  • Grew up on a dairy farm in southwest Wisconsin.
  • She joined First Capitol in April of 2007.
  • She and her husband have 4 children and 1 grandson.
  • Enjoys attending her children's sporting events and activities.
  • She is a huge Green Bay Packer fan.