Brock Investor Services Inc. provides professional brokerage services in commodities at competitive rates to individuals and commercial accounts, complementing the services offered by Brock Associates.
Our brokers provide fast, reliable order execution for the experienced trader as well as assist the less experienced hedger in understanding and implementing the Brock strategies in a timely manner. Brock Investor Services’ seasoned commodity brokers help keep you up to date with important news and changing market conditions and implement your trades quickly and efficiently.
Brock Investor Services has offices in Milwaukee, Wis.; Destin, Fla.; Water Valley, Kent.; West Liberty, Iowa; Sturgis, Mich.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Tipton, Ind.
To learn more about Brock Investor Services or talk to an experienced, knowledgeable broker, call 800-426-0923 or email us at [email protected]
David Behrel, Vice President of Brock Investor Services
David Behrel’s roots in the commodity business date back 100 years to 1913, when his grandfather, Will Roy Behrel, purchased a membership at the Chicago Board of Trade. David’s father was a member of the CBOT for nearly 50 years as well, making David a third generation grain trader.
David has worked in the futures industry for nearly 25 years, including two years on the floor and more than 10 years with Brock Investor Services.
David strives to keep his clients up to date with important news and changing market conditions and informed of the latest positions and strategies outlined in the Brock Report. He provides fast and reliable order execution for the experienced trader and assists the novice hedger in understanding and implementing the Brock strategies in a timely manner. David also specializes in alternative option strategies that can help reduce the volatility and possibly improve the performance of a hedge account. This includes implementing option spread strategies specifically designed to take advantage of market trends and the time decay of option premium with the specific goal of enhancing the clients’ net selling price for their grain. David graduated from Drake University in 1985 with a degree in finance.
You can contact David at 888-351-3291 or at [email protected]
Joe Kale, Broker
Joe Kale has 25-plus years of industry experience as a broker, floor trader on the various Chicago exchanges and an international proprietary trader based in Japan for a Wall Street firm. Joe joined the Brock Investor Services team in 2004 and works in the Milwaukee, Wis., office. He has a degree in analytical management from the U.S. Naval Academy.
You can contact Joe at 888-351-6177 or [email protected]
Kevin Woods, Broker
Kevin Woods has been a broker for 30-plus years and trades numerous discretionary accounts for his customers. He has managed BIS’ Indiana office since 2005. A graduate of Purdue University in agricultural economics, Kevin was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade for six years. Kevin’s hobbies include flying airplanes and playing guitar and banjo.
You can contact Kevin at 866-260-9819 or [email protected]
Frank Stone, Affiliate Broker
Frank Stone, Kansas City, Missouri. An affiliate of Brock Associates as of October 2018 and NFA member registered as an Independent Introducing Broker. Frank was raised on a farm in Central Illinois. After graduating from Millikin University in 1976, he was hired by ADM. After spending time in Iowa and Illinois merchandising grain he moved to Kansas City in 1981 to manage two terminal elevators, merchandise coarse grains and establish a futures clearing operation at the Kansas City Board of Trade (KCBT) for ADM.
In 1985, he joined Geldermann to open a commodity futures office for them at the KCBT. He developed commercial grain accounts and ran all KCBT clearing operations for the company.That same year, he purchased a KCBT membership which he owned until the sale of the exchange to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange in 2012.
In 2010, he started Kansas City Trading Group, Inc. (KCTG) as a Guaranteed Introducing Broker, registered with the NFA and affiliated with MF Global. In 2011, he changed Kansas City Trading Group’s registration with the NFA and became an Independent Introducing Broker. This enables KCTG to conduct business with multiple FCM’s. Over his 29 years of involvement with the KCBT he has been Director of the Exchange for 5 years and Director of the Clearing Corporation for 3 years. He was Chairman of the Exchange in 2007 and President of the Clearing Corporation in 1988 and 2004. He was also President of the KCBT Investment Corporation.
You can contact Frank at 913-634-5942 or [email protected]
Charlie Stutesman, Marketing Consultant
Charlie Stutesman, Sturgis, Mich. Charlie will be operating out of our southwest Michigan office and has over 25 years of experience working with farmers, elevators, merchandising and management. Stutesman started and owns a seed and chemical business, NatureTEC Ag. He previously worked as national sales manager for Partners Brand Seed, a small family-owned seed business serving 18 states. Stutesman also has experience working as a grain merchandiser and farmer marketing advisor for an elevator.
Stutesman grew up on and still farms a northwest Ohio farm that has been in the family since 1835. He has a bachelor's degree in Economics and an M.B.A. in Organizational Development from Bowling Green State University. As a marketing consultant, Stutesman places a priority on keeping an open dialogue with clients, and also helps growers with their budgeting process.
You can contact Charlie at 888-231-0494 or at [email protected]
David Brock, Marketing Consultant
David holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a M.S. in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University, as well as an M.B.A. from Indiana University. David joined Brock Associates in 2014 after working as a territory manager for Rockwell Automation in Kentucky. In addition to working as a consultant and broker, David is the Milwaukee BIS branch manager and the Director of Marketing for Brock Associates. David and his wife Kim have two daughters and reside in the Milwaukee suburbs.
You can contact David at 414-540-2623 or at [email protected]
Ryan Olson, Marketing Consultant / Broker
Ryan began his career 25 years ago at the Kansas City Board of Trade with LFG. Within six months he was transferred to the company’s headquarters in Chicago. He was the broker for legendary trader Larry Williams and traveled the country with him doing seminars.
In 2004 he started his own trading firm and moved to Dallas, Tex. He brought his clients to the Brock team in 2020 and is now the Branch Manager of the Dallas office. Ryan consults with producers and companies in Texas and around the country to help manage risk. He also works with many individual speculators, trading in a wide variety of markets. As a trader, Ryan often looks for opportunities in options and spreads.
A Nebraska native, Ryan’s family owned a livestock auction barn in Fremont, where he detasseled corn as a kid. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska. In his free time, you may find Ryan golfing, grilling out and cheering on the Huskers.
You can contact Ryan at 414-540-2624 or at [email protected]
Cody Brunes, Marketing Consultant / Broker
Cody joined Brock Associates in January 2021 as a marketing consultant and broker. A graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Ag Economics and a concentration in Commodity Marketing, he currently operates out of our branch office in Tipton, Ind. with Kevin Woods. As a consultant, Cody assists a wide range of producers across the country, recommending and implementing strategic marketing plans to help manage risk on each operation.
Cody remains involved in his family’s row crop operation in West-Central Indiana. Cody leverages his knowledge of cash grain markets, specialty crop markets, and other grain marketing products to help his clients prioritize and execute sound risk management decisions tailored to each of their own farming operations. He is very passionate about finding ways to help producers capitalize on marketing opportunities by looking at other factors such as cash flow needs, debt loads and storage availabilities.
When not helping clients with their marketing, Cody enjoys being outside, spending time with family and friends, football, and increasing his knowledge within different areas of agriculture, especially agronomics.
You can contact Cody at 414-540-2602 or at [email protected]