A past president of the National Pork Producers Council and the Minnesota Pork Producers Association, Randy Spronk serves on the board of directors of Wholestone Farms and is president and managing partner for Spronk Brothers Holding, which includes operations that produce pork and feedgrains, along with feed milling and delivery.
Steve Hanson is a fourth-generation cattle producer from southwestern Nebraska, where he ranches with his wife and son. He is a past chair of the Nebraska Beef Council and the Federation of State Beef Councils. In December 2022, Hanson was elected president of the Nebraska Cattlemen.
Vice ChairBoise, Idaho
Jay Theiler is executive vice president of corporate affairs for Agri Beef Co., a diversified business with operations in every step of the beef supply chain including ranching, cattle feeding, cattle nutrition and beef processing. Theiler joined Agri Beef in 2001 as marketing director. His responsibilities have included leading global brand development and marketing strategies, building e-commerce/on-line sales capabilities, developing value-added product opportunities and helping launch and grow the company’s diversified beef brands. His current duties revolve around the company’s strategic business initiatives, including the building of a modern, 500 head+/day beef plant in Jerome, Idaho, as well as company communications, public relations and legislative affairs. Theiler has chaired the USMEF Exporter Committee, is a past director of the Idaho Beef Council and has served on the Beef Industry Long Range Plan Task Force.
Vice ChairBoise, Idaho
As president of Bruntz Farming & Feeding, Inc. in southeast Nebraska, Dave Bruntz farms irrigated corn, soybeans and cattle feed with his brother and eldest son. Dave served on the Nebraska Corn Board for 9 years with 3 of those years as chairman, as well as he is the past president of Nebraska Cattleman and served as region 7 Vice President of NCBA.
President & CEODenver, Colorado
Pork Producing & FeedingJohnstown, Ohio
Supply & Service OrganizationsMartinez, California
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