Jack Coots is the founder and president of Professional Grower Services, LLC. Utilizing technology and professional services to promote a healthy growing environment that both benefits crops, and promotes sustainable resource management for agricultural producers in Northern California. Jack also serves as the AgStart program director for the Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance – (SARTA), an AgTech focused program that promotes innovative sustainable agricultural technology and supports companies that are bringing those products to market. Jack’s core background and experience is in business management, focused primarily on agribusiness, including several years of organizing and launching start-up companies as well as serving significant roles in leading other start-up companies. Jack’s focus has been agri-business and technology that promotes the highly efficient use of natural resources, energy and processes to produce and distribute food. Jack is a graduate of the California Agricultural Leadership Program and the UC Davis Executive Management Program.