Tim Watts – President

  • President, Watts and Associates, Inc.;
  • Founding Board Member of the International Institute for Agriculture Risk Management;
  • M.S. in Applied Economics from Montana State University;
  • Nine years training and mentoring W&A crop insurance analysis and development team members;
  • More than 20 years experience managing multidisciplinary teams;
  • More than 25 years experience in farm and ranch financial management and risk assessment;
  • W&A Task Manager or Project Director for more than 50 contracted insurance reviews, evaluations, and development efforts;
  • Lead the W&A Public Policy team during the 2008 U.S. Farm Bill effort; and
  • Experienced in development of index-based, weather-based, and satellite-based insurance products.