Matt Johnston is a fourth generation Wyoming rancher with over thirty years in range management, livestock operations, agriculture production, habitat preservation, personal recruitment and supervision and much more. With many years of experience in Ranch and Resource Management, he’s highly respected in the industry and is a valuable asset to Ranch Marketing Associates and its clients.
A hallmark in the ranching industry, Johnston has enjoyed a successful career managing and operating several of the most prominent ranches for some of the most sophisticated ranch owner/entrepreneurs in the United States. His experience includes Operations Manager of the well-known 450,000-acre Padlock Ranch, General Manager of the 135,000-acre Wagonhound Ranch, and a Division Manager for the 75,000-acre Bard Ranch.
Successful Ranch and Resource Management involves the ability to find solutions to increase profitability and return on investment. Johnston possesses the skill and knowledge needed to recognize problems and areas of concern for today’s ranch owners – unraveling or piecing together the often confusing and incomplete information that comes from old ranching traditions, the agriculture industry, government bureaucracies, and the varying localized influences.
Matt has fostered outstanding working relationships with many local, state and federal officials, western agriculturists and research centers to enhance the quality of ranching and land preservation. No matter what size the ranch is or what its use, he provides the insight and synergy needed to meet his client’s diverse needs – preserving enjoyment of ranch ownership while increasing land value.
Matt is licensed in Wyoming & Colorado and works out of the Sheridan, Wyoming office.