Dan McCarty is the Associate Director, Livestock Marketing Council & Field Services for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. His responsibilities include serving as NCBA spokesperson and representative to cattle producers and state affiliates across the west. Additionally, he manages the membership of the Livestock Marketing Council, the group of auction markets, order buyers and livestock dealers active in NCBA.
McCarty, a Colorado native, operates McCarty Cattle Company along with his wife, Morgan. A fourth generation cattlemen, Dan often assists Morgan with her large animal mobile veterinary practice. Prior to joining the NCBA, Dan was a part of the management team of a large commercial cow-calf operation. He graduated with a B.S. in Farm & Ranch Management from Colorado State University and from the Missouri Auction School. He is active in several agricultural organizations including the American Gelbvieh Association, the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association and serves as Secretary-Treasurer of the Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association. In 2013, he was appointed by Governor John Hickenlooper to the State Board of Stock Inspection Commissioners.