Our expertise lies at the intersection of finance and agriculture. From operational consulting to financing for your next project, Big Valley Capital can help you navigate the process.
Tyler was raised in a small farming community in Central California. After graduating from high school, he went on to receive a degree in Business Administration from Long Beach State University and an MBA from Fresno State.
Tyler started his professional career managing commodities contracts for a large dairy feed company. After nearly 4 years in the commodity business, Tyler transitioned to a banking career in the Food and Agribusiness space where he spent 11 years managing various client relationships in the dairy, permanent crops, annual crops, vineyard, winery, and food processing sectors.
Tyler co-founded Big Valley Capital with the goal of providing creative financial solutions to our customers.
Michelle Patterson was born and raised in the Central Valley. She joined the team in March of 2018 after a successful stint in the Insurance business. She is excited to bring her attention to detail and love of agriculture to Big Valley Capital by bringing financial solutions to our clients as well as a high level of personal service to our existing portfolio.
Michelle loves to spend time with her family and traveling with her daughter’s competitive volleyball team.
Monthly Cash Flow Tracking
- Balance Sheet Analysis
- Expansion/Growth Analysis (i.e. IRR, Payback, etc.)
- Risk Management and Hedging
- Banking and Financing Management
- Estate Planning
- Special Project Management
"Successfully refinanced an 815-acre facility in Tulare County. Loan proceeds refinanced all real estate term debt as well as provided funds to pay off payables and pay down the operating line of credit."