Ivan Garcia grew up in the small farming community of Monroe just south of Corvallis. He spent most of his childhood living on a vineyard managed by his father, then graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Agricultural Business Management and a minor in Crop Science. During college, Ivan helped managed various small vineyards in the Philomath area. Ivan joined the OVS team in 2017. In his free time, he enjoys fishing and waterfowl hunting.