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Mr. Earnest is Sr. Commodity Analyst, Poultry, in IHS Markit's Food and Agricultural Commodities Economics group Based in the US with more than 10 years of industry and consulting experience. Mr. Earnest's responsibilities include poultry analyses, forecasting and price risk strategies as well as project consulting in the poultry and egg space as well as client service. He has experience contributing to and delivering numerous projects involving business assessment/valuation, procurement/market strategy assessment, building business/industry models, as well as made presentations to agribusinesses, livestock/meat organizations, financial entities, and government agencies in the US. Prior to joining the company, Mr. Earnest held various procurement and advisory roles with Topco Associates, LLC., including responsibilities for a weekly poultry editorial for its membership. His background in retail and foodservice purchasing methodology and mechanisms with respect to the poultry industry provides IHS Markit with resources to continue to stand out as a leader in poultry market analytics, client service, and decision support. He received his master's and bachelor's degrees of science in economics from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston.