Cole Mannix is part of the 5th generation of his family’s Mannix Ranch (est. 1883) in Helmville, MT where he grew up raising livestock and learning about ranching. After undergraduate degrees in biology and philosophy at Carroll College in Helena, he earned his masters in theology at Boston College and taught at his alma mater before returning to work in agriculture full time. With Ranchers Original, Cole is working with a group of ranchers and partners to create a beef business grounded in land stewardship that facilitates long term ecological and social health. He is committed to creating greater understanding and trust between ranchers and consumers. Cole enjoys playing guitar, banjo, hiking, hunting, and being with friends. Hi lives with his wife Eileen in Helena, MT.