Texas Tech University

TSTom Sell of Lubbock, Texas. He received a bachelor's degree in agribusiness (1995) from Texas Tech. Sell is currently a founder and managing partner of Combest, Sell and Associates in Lubbock. Following graduation, he worked in Washington, D.C. as Deputy Chief Of Staff at the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture. He helped write legislation, including the Agricultural Risk Protection Act of 2000 and the 2002 Farm Bill. Sell served the President George W. Bush Administration as part of the transition team and went on to serve as the Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at the USDA. He then returned to Lubbock to earn a degree from the Texas Tech University School of Law and open a law firm with his partner. The firm broadly focuses on agriculture and environmental issues, as well as trade policy. Sell has served as Board Chairman of Breedlove Foods, which focuses on international hunger relief. Sell also sits on the LMHS Foundation Board for Covenant Hospital.

Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

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    Texas Tech University, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
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