Dan Vanek is the son of Leonard and Dianne. He is 26 years old and  has been showing cattle since he was four. After a successful career of showing many champion steers and heifers in 4-H, he started clipping  and fitting for other people. He has also raises steers and sells them to other 4-Hers who have also been successful with champions. Dan is  also a certified AI technician. In 2007 he married Ashley Berkram, who is an asset to the business.  She has had lots of experience showing Angus and Herefords at the  National level where she has had many champions. She started showing when she was nine, and was very competitive with her steers not only in Montana, but also showed a champion Angus steer at Junior Angus Nationals. Ashley has a college education in business, but is currently  working as a nail technician along with helping with the cattle business. Pam Vanek is the daughter of Leonard and  Dianne. She is 20 years old and is currently  attending Northwest College in Powell, WY,  majoring in Agriculture Business. She is a  member of the college show team and rodeo  team. She has been showing cattle since she was  3 years old and exhibited many champion steers  and heifers in Montana and Wyoming. She has  competed at the FFA National competition in the  Livestock Judging Contest and the Farm  Business Management Contest and received her  FFA American Degree. Dan, Ashley, and Pam have all been  representatives for Montana in the National  Junior Angus showmanship contest. They have  placed very respectably by being award  honorable mention or in the top 15.  Leonard and Dianne Vanek have been involved with cattle all  their lives. Leonard started AI ing in 1970 and over the years  has helped put on schools for Artificial Insemination, and  Pregnancy Testing. He was involved with Embryo Transfer  for thirty years by preparing donor and recipient cows. He  also has experience in this area with his own cow herd.   Leonard has been involved in the showing industry since  1975. From halter breaking, to clipping and showing, he has  lots of experience. He has also been clipping and helping with  cattle sales for over 20 years. Leonard also has about 35 years  of experience managing registered cattle ranches.  Dianne specializes in taking cattle pictures for the business.  This area of the business has expanded dramatically since we  started, which speaks of her work. She was raised on a dairy  farm and was involved in 4H showing cattle along with many  other projects as a member for 10 years and leader for 30  years. Dianne went to college at Montana State University  majoring in Agriculture Production: Animal Science.