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Brooks Brown

Managing Partner

Office: 843-823-0717


Brooks has worked in the commodity futures trading industry for over 20 years. Brooks started his career in the Chicago Board of Trade’s grain options pits, honing his talent and knowledge in the futures and options sector while working for the market making firm, Universal Options. Brooks’ expertise and know-how then led him to join an industry leading firm, McVean Trading and Investments in Memphis Tn., where he was a Fundamental Analyst for both the oilseed and the lean hog markets. Later, Brooks became McVean’s Head Technical Analyst, trading grains, livestock, softs and metals. Between 2008 and 2016, Brooks ran Cypress Capital Management (later Cypress Partners), a commodity trading advisor focused on grains, livestock, metals and softs markets. In 2016, Brooks became a Principal of Magnolia Asset Management before partnering with Jeff Higgins in 2018 to acquire Midwest Futures and form Husk Trading & Investments LLC, where he is a Principal and an integral part of the company’s business foundation.