Pete McClymont is the new executive vice president of the Nebraska Cattlemen, the group announced Tuesday.Originally from Holdrege, McClymont grew up on an ag operation consisting of cattle feeding, ranching and row crops, primarily corn and soybeans.
He graduated from Holdrege High School and University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He worked with his father and brothers on the family operation until serving as vice president of legislative affairs for the Nebraska Cattlemen.
McClymont was active with the Phelps/Gosper Livestock Feeders, and a NC board member starting in 1996. He concluded his time on the NC board as president in 2006.
“Nebraska Cattlemen is excited to welcome Pete McClymont as our new EVP. Pete brings excellent industry and legislative experience to this position, as well as wide spread respect from cattlemen and others in the agriculture industry as well as our state legislature,” said NC President Dale Spencer.
McClymont said he is honored and humbled to be selected.
“For the past seven sessions at the Nebraska Legislature, I’ve experienced first-hand the respect and stature of Nebraska Cattlemen," he said. "As currently being a beef producer myself, I’m excited to continue my professional service for NC members,” he said.