A 1979 Hastings College graduate, Roland is Vice President of Mid-Continent Properties, Inc. in Omaha, a real estate company specializing in farm sales and management across Nebraska and Iowa. The company reports to farm owners on the productivity of each farm, in addition to managing and maintaining insurance coverage for client farms.
Before joining Mid-Continent Properties, Inc. in 2007, Roland spent nearly 30 years operating his family business, Penner and Penner, Inc., in Beatrice, Neb., which operated dairy and corn/soybean farms. He continues to manage several Penner family-owned farms along with a portfolio of third party-owned farms for various clients. Roland serves on the Beatrice Community Hospital Foundation.