Skye Root

Faculty - Adjunct

Skye Root is an adjunct online macroeconomics instructor for CWI.  Prior to economics, he taught for two years as an adjunct in the Math department.  His teaching experience also includes teaching finance at Oregon State University and high school religion in Utah.

Agricultural asset management is Skye’s primary career.  He is responsible for acquiring and managing large farms throughout the Pacific Northwest for various clients.  He has also worked as a water rights consultant and a farm manager. 

Skye graduated from Burns High School in Burns, Oregon.  He went on to attend Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a minor in Business.  He also graduated from Oregon State University with a Masters in Public Policy (MPP) and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA).  Skye has continued his education post graduate school by pursuing a few designations, namely: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Accredited Agricultural Consultant (AAC) and Accredited Farm Manager (AFM). 

When he has time to have fun, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, hiking, camping, snowmobiling, running, biking, swimming, which equals triathlons, working outside, and most of all, flying airplanes with his dad on the family farms.