Crystal (Herman) grew up on a ranch in Yuma county and graduated from Yuma High School and Colorado State University with a degree in Farm and Ranch Management. She has worked 35 years in agriculture with 25 years at Cargill and the last 10 as General Manager for Vitalix, Inc. Crystal has deep roots in agriculture in Northeastern Colorado. She and her sisters own their family farm and ranch located near Laird, Colorado. They received the Century Farm designation for continuous family ownership of the farm and ranch homesteaded by their great great grandparents 127 years ago.
In her free time Crystal enjoys gardening, horseback riding and raising chickens to provide eggs to her friends and family. She is the mother of four grown children and grandmother to two wonderful grandkids.