Monley has more than 20 years of experience in agriculture markets. Before co-founding Silveus Financial in 2012, he served in a senior leadership position for MF Global, an independent futures commission merchant (FCM), where he helped run an over-the-counter grain desk as well as manage an introductory broker desk that incorporated execution for futures, options and over-the-counter products for many of MF Global’s clients. Monley led AFI Commodities, LLC, a Chicago-based affiliate of Silveus Insurance Group that predated Silveus Financial as an introductory broker. He started his career as a futures broker with the LaSalle Group, where he did extensive fundamental research in the grain and oilseed industries. Monley graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1999 and hails from East Grand Forks, Minnesota.