M. Vance Mitchell, Sales Agent

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As a sixth generation rancher from Lolita, Texas, Vance currently runs cattle on property acquired by his family in 1876 along with his mother, Janet, and brother, Steve.   

Vance was previously the Real Estate Trust Manager for Wells Fargo from 1999 to 2014, responsible for farm, ranch and commercial properties. Besides day to day operations of properties, he also specialized in surface matters relating to oil, gas and mineral development and pipelines/easements.   

Vance is a 1979 graduate of Texas A&M University with a degree in Range Science-Ranch Management. He is married to the former Eileen Gabrysch from Ganado, Texas. They have three daughters and nine grandchildren.

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