Board Of Directors
Chairman Of The Board
Bill Robinson graduated from Middleburg High School and joined the Marines. He excelled in his duties and earned the rank of Sergeant. Upon honorable discharge, Bill enrolled at Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a degree in Agricultural Business Management.
After graduation, Bill joined Kreamer Feed and began a storied career in the Agricultural Industry. He has held leadership positions with several organizations in the industry. These include the role of President for Blue Ribbon Poultry, BJE Realty, and Kreamer Feed, Inc. Bill currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for Kreamer Feed and BJE Realty.
Vice Chairman of the Board
Edward G. Robinson began his career at Kreamer Feed, Inc. manufacturing feed, delivering feed, and maintaining the feed mill through its maintenance department. Currently, Ed is the corporate Vice President of Kreamer Feed, Inc, where he also sits on the Board of Directors. In 1978, Ed assumed responsibilities in maintaining Kreamer Feed's trucking fleet at Kreamer Automotive, Inc. Presently, Ed carries out the day-to-day operations as the president of Kreamer Automotive, Inc. Furthermore, Ed is Vice President for BJE Farms and also maintains his own farm, which he has had since 1989.
Ed graduated from Middleburg High School and followed up his education studying Automotive Technology at Sun-Tech Career and Technical Center. He graduated tech-school in 1976. Due to the demand for knowledge in the automotive and trucking industry, Ed also enrolled in the specialized Mack Truck School located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, where he graduated in 1978.
Julie Robinson Eriksson
Treasurer of the Board
Julie Eriksson is a graduate of Middleburg High School and York College of Pennsylvania. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management with a concentration in Human Resource Management. She is also a graduate of the Dale Carnegie and Leadership Susquehanna Valley programs.
Her past career experiences have included Human Resource Manager for a large poultry processing plant, and Sales Representative for a birdseed manufacturing company. After moving back to the area in 1993, she purchased Moyer's Agway, Inc. in Middleburg, but sold the business in 1998. Around this time, she began working part-time for Kreamer Feed, Inc. doing website designs and promotional pieces for their new organic feed line. This eventually became a full-time position in sales, which progressed into the position of Organic Marketing Director. In 2010, a General Manager was hired to run the day-to-day operations and take over the sales force. Since the business was growing in leaps and bounds, so was their computer and IT needs - this gave Julie the opportunity to pursue her other interest, computers. She also sits on the board of Kreamer Feed.
Dave N. Geise is the past Chairman, President and CEO of Furmano Foods, of Northumberland, Pennsylvania, a 90-year-old company that is the largest family-owned tomato manufacturer in the eastern United States.
Dave began his career with the company in 1968 and served as president since 1977. At the time of his election as company president, the complexion of the company had changed significantly and production figures were at two million cases per year. Today, Furmano Foods annually processes more than eleven million cases of prepared food products in the Northumberland facility. Dave recently retired from Furmano Foods but still serves as a Trustee of the company.
Dave is a leader in the food industry serving on committees and boards at the state and national levels. He is the past chairman on the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Food Processors Association and has held positions with the National Food Processors Association since 1982. Dave has been a board member of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and served on the Chairman's Advisory Council.
Randy Schwalke is the Owner and Feed Marketing LLC Senior Consultant at AgriCapital Corporation. Randy has been in the feed and pet food business since 1973 with a background in General Management, Sales/Marketing Management, Operations and Finance. He’s held the positions of President, VP of Sales, General Director, Sales/Marketing Manager, Operations Manager and Controller. Having worked for ADM/MoorMan’s and Blue Seal Feeds, Randy has commercial feed, specialty feed, and pet food experience. He has managed teams of nearly 400 sales and technical people selling directly to dairy and livestock producers in the Mid-West, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. He has also managed the sales and marketing of an extensive line of specialty feeds and pet foods sold through over 1,000 independent farm/feed dealers and pet stores on the East Coast. Additionally, he was instrumental in establishing national distribution of organic and natural pet food brands sold through grocery, big box, and independent pet/specialty. Randy has also served on AFIA’s Board of Directors and President of the Northeast Ag & Feed Alliance.
Bob Anderson is the Senior Trade Advisor of the Organic Trade Association. He has more than 35 years of hands-on experience in all facets of organic agriculture, organic food production, processing, marketing and retailing, as well as leadership experience in the development of national organic policy, standards and organic certification. He serves the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture as an advisor for organic agriculture and international trade, and he served as the chairman of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). Anderson is a former director and past president of the Organic Trade Association. During the comment periods for the proposed national organic rules, he was the primary spokesperson for the NOSB and the organic industry. Anderson is currently a strategic advisor to organic agricultural initiatives and organic industry projects, as well as the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Foreign Agriculture Service and U.S. Department of State. Until 2000, he was president of Walnut Acres Organic Farms, one of the most respected founding organic foods businesses in the United States.
David Dell is the Global Marketing & Sales Director of CTB, Inc. – Brock Grain Systems. He leads development and implementation of strategic marketing plans, guides product development, manages worldwide distribution channels and leads the global sales organization for Brock Grain Systems. Dell brings 30-plus years of experience in sales and marketing to his employment with Brock, having held senior-level marketing and sales positions in the agriculture industry. He earned his bachelor’s degree in agricultural mechanization from Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania, where he has also served on the board of directors for the College of Agriculture and on the University Alumni Council.
Dell grew up on a dairy farm near Martinsburg, Pennsylvania, and currently resides in Warsaw, Indiana.
Jason C. Robinson is President of Administration and member of the Board of Directors of Kreamer Feed, Inc. and BJ&E Realty and is a member of the company's executive management team. In his role, he is responsible for a diverse group of functions that include IT, risk management, human resources, and quality. Jason had been a consultant to the board of directors since 2011. After a 19 year absence, he rejoined the organization as a full-time employee on October 29th, 2012,
Previously, Jason was Vice President in Risk Control for Global Consumer Banking for Bank of America. His responsibility was to manage risks identified by regulators including the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Financial Services Authority of the United Kingdom, and Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions in Canada. Prior to that, Jason held various leadership positions in collections, vendor management, underwriting, new product development, and mergers and acquisitions. He joined the bank as a collector in June of 1996.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Tom is currently the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Kreamer Feed and a member of the executive management team. Tom has over 25 years of management experience in sales, marketing and product merchandising in the feed, food, agriculture, and horticulture industries.
Included in Tom’s feed & food backgrounds are grain trading and supply chain management with positions as Manager of the St Louis office for Cereal Byproducts Company, Sales Manager for Land O’Lakes’ Grain & Ingredient Trading Division, and as General Manager of CHP Blenders for International Food Products. Tom was the founder and President of Hennessey New Century, a commodity and agriculture product merchandising company. His work in the horticulture and merchandising industry include the roles of Sales & Marketing Manager for Oglevee Ltd, National Sales Director for Ecke Ranch, and responsibility for National & Key Accounts with Highland Supply.
Director of Operations
Andrew R. Wagner, Jr. is currently the Director of Operations of Kreamer Feed Inc. and is a member of the company's executive management team. In his role, he is responsible for production, maintenance, and budget in both of our feed mills and delivery.
Prior to joining the Kreamer Feed, Inc. team, Andrew had worked for local several local farms during his high school years and also worked for Agway in Middleburg that was owned by the Robinson family. Andrew had been given the opportunity to transfer from the Agway store to Kreamer Feed, Inc. in late 1994. During the first several years, Andrew had worked in maintenance, receiving, bagging, and mill production before being assigned the position of Mill Manager and most recently Director of Operations.
Heath J. Kissinger
Manager of Procurement and Quality
Heath J. Kissinger is currently the Manager of Procurement and Quality of Kreamer Feed Inc. and a member of the executive management team. Heath is responsible for the purchasing and quality teams for both the conventional and organic mills.
Heath is a graduate of Selinsgrove High School and Bloomsburg University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management.
Previously, Heath worked in the building materials industry for Celotex Building Products & Masonite International and the agricultural industry for Land O’ Lakes, Inc. His previous duties included the following: procurement, finance, inventory management, ERP production planning, and quality. He earned his HACCP certification in food safety through Land O’ Lakes, Inc. due to his involvement in the safe food manufacturing team. He will continue his education in the feed mill industry with training through KSU as well as other organizations.