2019 Seminar

Attendee Impressions




Shonda Warner

Managing Partner

Chess Ag Full Harvest Partners

Ms. Warner founded Chess Ag Full Harvest Partners in 2006. Chess Ag is an agricultural asset manager looking after both funds and segregated accounts with farms across the United States. Prior to Chess Ag, she was the managing partner of London asset management firm, Chess Capital Partners. From 1998 through 2002 she was the co-managing director, and part owner, of Montier Partners, a U.K.-based fund of funds. Prior to that Ms. Warner was an executive director at Goldman Sachs, and earlier spent three years in Tokyo running Goldman’s proprietary warrant trading business. Ms. Warner began her career at Cargill in Kansas City and Minneapolis where she gained experience first trading grains, and then doing financial instruments arbitrage. Ms. Warner graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and zoology.

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