KREAMER, PA—The Board of Directors of Kreamer Feed and BJE Farm Contract, in Kreamer, PA, are very pleased to announce several important board and executive management changes to our companies. First, we must thank our employees, customers, farmers, growers, and vendors who have worked so professionally with us over the past 65 years. Without you, we would not be able to make these investments in our future. We continue to grow in almost every segment of our business and believe these additions position us all for long term success.
After many discussions and consideration of several options, the board elected William D. Robinson Chairman of the Board of Directors. Our founder, George W. Robinson, will remain on the board and serve as Chair Emeritus. Ed Robinson remains Corporate Vice President and Julie Eriksson remains Corporate Secretary/Treasurer. We added the first member of the third generation of our family, Jason C. Robinson, to the Board of Directors. For twenty years, Jason has worked for Bank of America, where he continues his full time employment. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Millersville University and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Wilmington University. Jason grew up working for the company while in high school and college. With expertise in human resources, office organization, and administration, he will also be assuming these and other managerial duties in the future.
Jeffery Schaum joins us as President and Chief Financial Officer of Kreamer Feed, Inc. and BJE Realty, LP. Jeff will also serve as a board member. Jeff, originally from Pennsylvania, attended Elizabethtown College and earned his MBA from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. In addition, Jeffery is a Certified Management Accountant. Jeff joins us from Pennfield Corporation where he was the Chief Operating and Financial Officer. Previously, he held several other senior management positions including Chief Operating Officer of the Pfaltzgraff Corporation. He has extensive experience with $250+ million companies, giving Jeff the experience and leadership skills to take us to the next level.
Carl Dern joins us as the Vice President of Sales and Operations for Kreamer Feed, Inc. Carl is also formally from Pennfield where he was Director of Sales and Marketing since 2005. Carl has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Animal Science from Colorado State University. Since then, he has acquired 38 years of progressive management experience including responsibility for sales, feed production, grain merchandising, organic feed, and even construction of a new feed mill.
The board believes that this new structure will strengthen our relationships with our employees, customers, suppliers, and the industry. Along with the construction of our new organic feed mill in 2013, these additions demonstrate our commitment to the future. The expertise and leadership of these individuals is exactly what we need to develop the great team of young managers that we have a Kreamer Feed and BJE. The combination of talent and leadership enable us to significantly grow the business for decades to come. We are positioned very well financially and have good leadership and management at every level of the company. Our family and the board are committed to excellence in every aspect of our business and we appreciate your continued support. We look forward to serving you for years to come.
Kreamer Feed, established in 1947, is a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of livestock feeds. With the development of Nature’s Best Organic Feeds, Kreamer Feed is now a distributor of certified organic livestock feed. Family owned and operated, the company is looking to expand their sales across the United States and worldwide. Visit www.kreamerfeed.comand www.organicfeeds.com to learn more.