Mr. David Muth

Mr. David Muth

Managing Partner, Alternative Equity Advisors

David Muth is the Managing Partner for Alternative Equity Advisors, the
capital deployment affiliate for Peoples Company. David is an
entrepreneur building businesses that focus on agriculture data service
technologies, creating economic opportunities from sustainability and soil
health focused management, and creating innovative land acquisition
strategies that deliver improved investment returns.

David is trained as a mechanical engineer receiving his PhD from Iowa
State University. He spent the first several years of his career building
technologies in advanced biofuels in partnership with the US Department
of Energy. In 2013 he co-founded AgSolver, Inc in Ames, IA, an agricultural
data service start-up. David created and deployed a precision agriculture
concept called Precision Business Planning that integrated vast data
resources to deliver economically focused management strategies at the
sub acre scale. Precision Business Planning strategies create a platform for
simultaneously improving operating income, investor returns, and
environmental performance outcomes. David is advising on multiple
national scale efforts within USDA, commodity organizations, and large
agribusinesses to deploy these strategies to economically improve
conservation and soil health outcomes while providing net income
benefits for land owners and operators.

David led the acquisition of AgSolver, Inc in 2017 by EFC Systems, Inc. an
ag retail focused software and technology company. He continues to
support the integration of AgSolver technology into EFC as the VP of
Agronomic Planning and Sustainability. David maintains a daily presence
in production agriculture through his farming operation that works with
his family farming business where he grew up in North Central Iowa.

David is currently focused on building Alternative Equity Advisors as a
premier land investment firm creating maximum financial returns for
investment partners. His experience in agriculture technology data
services coupled with actively managing farming interests provide unique
perspective that deliver investment arbitrage opportunities for Alternative
Equity Advisors’ clients. Alternative Equity Advisors delivers direct
ownership, separate account investing for their clients. David is leading
Alternative Equity Advisors to develop industry leading, technology driven
analyses of land assets to build management strategies that deliver
improved financial performance for investors and operators.