CHERYL L. SUMMER
AGRIULTURE • LAND • REAL ESTATE EXPERIENCE
RANCH SALES | RANCH HAND | RISK MANAGEMENT – GRAINS | STREAM BIOLOGIST | WILDLIFE TOXICOLOGIST & FIELD RESEARCHER | CERTIFIED ORGANIC FARMER | FAMILY BEEF, DAIRY, GRAIN FARMER
Having grown up on a family dairy farm in Michigan, Cheryl learned early the value of hard work, the importance of land stewardship, and a love for all things outdoors. With degrees in Fisheries and Wildlife Management and Wildlife Toxicology from Michigan State University, Cheryl worked as a stream biologist and field researcher studying toxicology-related effects in bird populations of the Great Lakes region and remote Midway Island.
Seizing an opportunity to move west, Cheryl moved to Wyoming in 2000 with an innovative agribusiness technology firm. She has worked on several large ranching operations prior to pursuing a ranch real estate career.
Wyoming Leadership Education and Development (LEAD)
Cheryl participated in the 10th class of the Wyoming L.E.A.D. program. Sponsored by the Wyoming Business Council – Agribusiness Division and the Wyoming Agricultural Leadership Council, L.E.A.D. is an agricultural leadership program with the mission of developing informed, motivated, and effective rural leaders that will speak and act on behalf of agriculture and Wyoming’s communities. Those selected for the program benefit from seminars and networking opportunities around the state of Wyoming, in Washington, D.C., and on an international agriculture tour.
Other Involvements and Interests, Past & Present:
- Johnson County Search and Rescue – Member
- Organic Growers of Michigan and Organic Crop Improvement Association – Past Producer
- Michigan Agricultural Stewardship Association – Past President
- Licensed in Wyoming (#11549) and Montana (#16986)