Chris Koval

Phone: 800.793.9379 

Chris is originally from Ft. Wayne, Indiana but spent much of his formative years in Decatur, Illinois. He graduated from Loyola University in Chicago in 1990 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Chris immediately went to work for ADM after graduation, working his way up the ranks at ADM's Chicago Mercantile Exchange operations. He worked with ADM's commercial clientele in the livestock sector with order execution and analytical advice. Chris moved to the Chicago Board of Trade in 1997 to do technical grain analysis for ADM's daily research bulletins while also speaking to seminar groups on technical expectations for the grain and livestock markets. Some of his work has been published in several major trade journals. Chris became a full-time futures broker in 2001 with the focus of his business on the technical and fundamental outlooks for the grain and livestock futures sectors. Chris lives in the far southwest suburbs with his wife and 3 children.