Alan Barrett is a Senior Transportation Consultant for the transportation and cotton retainer service, which provides detailed analysis for market conditions. He works on transportation as part of larger projects, delivers weekly transportation and cotton reports and publishes barge fleet and commodity profiles.
Alan has a number of roles from Senior Transportation Analyst, overseeing IEG’s transportation retainer service, to Senior Cotton Analyst, taking over when Kip Butts is unavailable.
He works as a Senior Consultant in the Transportation, Industrials and Energy Services team, and has also helped expand transportation service and the barge fleet profile.
Previously, he worked on commodity projects covering everything from soybean crushing plants to flour mills. Before joining IEG, he was at Refco, Inc., a futures commission merchant, and was also owner and president of Prophet, Inc., a commodity trade advisor. He has also worked for the Tennessee Extension Service, where he developed enterprise budgets.