Who : Our People : Board of Directors

Shonda Warner


Ms. Warner has 30 years of experience managing various forms of financial and agricultural assets. She is the founder of Chess Ag, which manages a suite of funds that are invested in 50,000 acres of U.S. farms. Previously, Ms. Warner was the managing partner of London asset management firm Chess Capital Partners. Prior, Ms. Warner was the co-managing director and part owner of Montier Partners, a UK-based fund of funds, where she concentrated on the investment side of the business. Before joining Montier, she was executive director at Bear Stearns, where she helped set up the European equities proprietary trading desk. She also served as an executive director at Goldman Sachs where she was a member of London’s equity derivatives and proprietary trading desks. Before London, Ms. Warner ran Goldman’s proprietary warrant trading business in Tokyo. She began her career at Cargill in Kansas City and Minneapolis.