Todd Jafvert grew up in Cedar Rapids, IA, later relocating to Pennsylvania. After finishing his BS in Animal Industries from Penn State University, Jafvert moved back to Iowa, this time settling in the small town of Perry. Before joining Roach Ag. Marketing in 1985, he was working as a hog buyer for Oscar Meyer and Pen Packing Company.
In addition to the time he spends in the office and on the road visiting clients, Jafvert has also served as an arbitrator for the NFA.