Andy Brown

Chief Financial Officer

Andy grew up in Lincoln and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 2004. He began his career in public accounting where he earned his CPA designation, and then transitioned into corporate finance. He has worked in several different industries including manufacturing, retail, and agriculture. Prior to joining the Settje Agri-Services team in May of 2018,he was the Director of Financial Operations for Southern Hospitality Ventures, Inc. He and his wife, Kylee, have two boys. Andy also enjoys spending time outdoors hunting, fishing, and golfing.

Nick Maaske


Nick grew up in Cozad, Nebraska. After high school, Nick attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and received his Bachelor’s of Science in Agronomy. In 2008, after a short career in construction, he joined the Settje Agri-Services team. At Settje Agri-Services he writes nutrient management plans and coordinates groundwater monitoring for customers. Nick and his wife, Dana, have 3 children and reside in Lincoln, Nebraska. He enjoys hunting, fishing, biking, and the outdoors.

Clint Maaske

Field Services Technician

Clint was born and raised in Cozad, NE, and currently resides in Lincoln. Prior to joining the SASE team, he worked for ABC Termite & Pest Control in Lincoln. Before that, Clint owned and operated a restaurant, Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill, from 2010-2015. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, camping, and anything related to the outdoors. Clint’s interest and involvement in agriculture dates back to when he was in high school and worked for a local farmer. Clint has joined his brother, Nick, and father, Les, as part of the SASE team.

Mike Halverson

Senior Accountant

Mike grew up in Iowa and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from University of Northern Iowa, earning his CPA designation in 1979. He began his career in public accounting working in Des Moines and Lincoln before transitioning to corporate finance. He has worked in different industries including manufacturing, retail, construction, and industrial distribution. Prior to joining the Settje Agri-Services team, Mike was controller of Midwest Door and Hardware. He and his wife, Jana, have one daughter. Mike enjoys spending his leisure time golfing and playing volleyball.

Ron Kubalek

Maintenance and Field Services

Ron lives near Raymond, Nebraska with his wife, Rachel. Before joining the Settje Agri-Services team in 2016, Ron was self-employed. At SASE, Ron performs vehicle and property maintenance, and aids in construction services. In addition, Ron provides field services support to customers and staff members, including transportation and geological excavation. Ron was very involved in the construction work of the new SASE headquarters in the winter and spring of 2017.

Les Maaske

Field Services Technician

Les grew up and has lived most of his life in Cozad, Nebraska. Les started his career with Settje Agri-Services and Engineering in 2011, after working in manufacturing for nearly 30 years. He is a licensed well monitoring technician, and also performs the soil sampling necessary to meet licensing and DEQ compliance.

Les and his wife, Tammie, have six grown kids. His oldest son, Nick, is an agronomist at SASE, and his son, Clint, is a field services technician at SASE as well. Les is an avid Husker fan, enjoys the outdoors, movies, and spending time with his family.