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About Us

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Machinery Scope was founded in 2013 with the goal of improving the way people bought, sold, and managed their farm equipment. Our inspections, service plans, and appraisals do that.

Founder, Jacob Bryce:

Machinery Scope Founder Jake Bryce

Machinery Scope was founded by Jacob Bryce. Jacob grew up on a family farm near Glenwood, MN. Farm life was always very near and dear to him and his family. He owned cattle with his parents, brothers, and sister and was also very active in operating equipment for their row crop farming.

Jacob received his degree in business administration and agribusiness from North Dakota State University. His passion and interest in business and farm machinery landed him with Titan Machinery while still in college. Jacob had the good fortune to start his career there; learning from some very progressive minds in the equipment industry. From there, Jacob and his wife ended up closer to home to manage a John Deere dealer. Jacob managed multiple locations for Midwest Machinery, before taking the Remarketing Manager position where he oversees the used equipment for Midwest Machinery. At the same time, his vision for creating a better marketplace for used equipment was put into motion with Machinery Scope. It is everyone’s interest to better protect these equipment investments!

Jacob and his wife Jenna have two children. Jacob also enjoys wrestling, snowmobiling, four wheeling, and Bison athletics. Jacob’s goal is to grow a business that provides quality products and services for his customers while helping to provide a good standard of living for his employees and their families. Jacob invites you to contact him or his team to learn more about Machinery Scope.

Account Manager, Joe Bryce:

Machinery Scope Account Manager Joe Bryce

As you may have guessed, Joe has a lot in common with Jacob. Joe enjoyed growing up on a family farm and is happy to be getting back into the farming industry. Although Joe’s path to Machinery Scope looks different than Jacob, his commitment to hard work and integrity makes him the perfect business partner for Jacob.

Joe graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in Radiological Sciences. He started his career with Meritcare in Fargo (which would later become Sanford Health). Before joining Machinery Scope, Joe managed the MRI department at Sanford. Joe’s passion for family and farming always kept him close to home so the invitation to join his brother in business was too good to pass up.

As an account manager, Joe works with Machinery Scope customers to tailor a service to each of their needs. His goal is to provide a service that is second to none. Joe is a professional member of the American Society of Agricultural Appraisers.

Joe and his wife Lacy reside in Alexandria, MN. They have two young kids. Joe’s family is #1 to him. Joe and his family enjoy powersports and Bison athletics. He is excited to be providing a premier product and service.

Account Manager, Patrick Wolf:

Machinery Scope Account Manager Patrick Wolf

Patrick Wolf joined Machinery Scope in September of 2013. Patrick is originally from Brookfield, Wisconsin. He has always taking a keen interest in agriculture with lots of family ties to the industry.

Along with Joe & Darrin, Patrick works with Machinery Scope customers to tailor a service to each of their needs. He will also maintain a large focus on putting together product training and marketing materials.

Patrick currently resides in Alexandria, Minnesota with his wife, Gina, and two young children. He enjoys being outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends.

Account Manager, Darrin Myhre:

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We are excited to have Darrin Myhre join the Machinery Scope team as an account manager. Darrin hails from Sheyenne, ND where he grew up on a family farm along with his mom, dad, and brothers Eric and Michael.

He has spent the last four years living in Alexandria, MN where he managed and sold equipment and grain systems for Midwest Grain/Alex Bearing. Prior to that he worked several years for Magic City Implement in Minot, ND.

Machinery Scope’s clients will appreciate Darrin’s knowledge, experience, hard work, ideas, and fun demeanor. He is focused on providing you with the best customer experience as possible.

Darrin is a huge NDSU Football fan, and enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Senior Advisor, Dan Bryce:

It never hurts to have some experience in the family. Dan Bryce has a background in technology, eBusiness, finance and early stage development. Dan recently retired from his position as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Allstate’s Insurance Compare Platform (also known as Answer Financial).

Dan was one of the early members of the executive team at Answer Financial and led the technology and eBusiness initiatives from startup through acquisitions. Dan also started Engineering-e.com as the ecommerce branch of MSC Software (a market leader in high-end, engineering simulation software).

Dan has a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue and a Master of Science and PhD from the University of Southern California. He also has a Master of Business Administration from Pepperdine. While Dan has not been heavily involved in agriculture, he has the experience and leadership skills to grow a business. Dan’s focus is to servce as a senior advisor.

Dan and his wife Juana reside in Pasadena, CA.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 7am to 7pm
Saturday 7am to 2pm CST