Founded by Stephen Goodman in 2009, GoodmanRural is based on strong industry knowledge, many years of experience and a solid reputation. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Steve is a consultant and advisor with many connections to the rural sector to ensure his clients have access to the best advice. His experience includes working for corporates in finance, banking and as a farm adviser predominantly in Canterbury and Hawkes Bay. He is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Primary Industry Management. He graduated from Lincoln University with a Diploma in Farm Management and a Bachelor of Commerce and Management.  Steve returned to Lincoln in 2007 to complete the Kellogg Rural Leaders programme. He has also obtained a certificate in Advanced Sustainable Nutrient Management from Massey University.

Steve's experience and qualifications have allowed GoodmanRural to develope a reliable business providing independent advice in the areas of rural finance and resource management to assist clients implement well considered business strategy.