Merger Approved, Select Sires Member Cooperative Formed
The boards of directors of All West/Select Sires, COBA/Select Sires, Select Sires MidAmerica, and Minnesota/Select Sires have voted unanimously to merge as one cooperative representing the Select Sires federation in 25 U.S. states and the country of Mexico. The new cooperative, Select Sires Member Cooperative (SSMC), will begin as of October 1, 2023. Together, Select Sires Member Cooperative will serve member-owners as one cooperative, For the Members: By The Members.
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“I really like working at All West/Select Sires because of its co-op structure. I like that our first job is to do what is right for the customer and it’s not always about the bottom line. It’s about making our customers successful, over worrying about whether we’re successful or not.”
Rory White, All West/Select Sires General Manager, CEO
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Brian Nelson, All West/Select Sires Dairy Program Specialist
“I am able to work with a variety of different people, helping them breed better cattle to improve their herds, their production, and their life. By doing that, it also improves my life and the life of everybody in my company.”
Tony De Mello, All West/Select Sires Dairy Marketing Director
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Randy Van Wieringen, All West/Select Sires Dairy Program Specialist
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Carly Olufs, All West/Select Sires Dairy Program Specialist
“My favorite part of my job is waking up and seeing God’s beautiful creation every morning. Nothing tops being out here with the cows. That's what it's all about."
Mario Limon, All West/Select Sires Technician Team Leader
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Angie Kennedy, All West/Select Sires Director of Dairy Programs
"All West has been my home for 20 years and I don't see myself anywhere else for the next 20! It's a great place to work! "
Rocky Moitoso, All West/Select Sires California Distribution Manager
"We have a great group of guys. We're all different, yet all part of the same team. That's what makes this organization so great!"
Marvin Correia, All West/Select Sires Sales Representative
“I enjoy getting up early and spending time with cows. When I am doing my work in each herd, I always try to make good relationships with the dairy workers.”
Ruben Ayala, All West/Select Sires Professional A.I. Technician
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Kelby Stadt, All West/Select Sires Sales Representative
“Although our sires and their daughters are impressive, my favorite part of the job is the people. It is truly a privilege to work for a farmer-owned cooperative where I get to directly serve the producers and ranchers who own Select Sires.”
Mackenzie Yerian, All West/Select Sires Manager of Communications
"I really like working with our customers. We always have something new to talk about, or show them, and that makes this job so interesting. We have a really good team!"
Karl Krangnes, All West/Select Sires Northwest Sales Administrator
"I enjoy breeding cows because I have the opportunity to work with the dairymen to improve their genetics and operation as a whole. Improving the next generation of cattle for our producers in quite an honor and very exciting."
Ryan DeYoung, All West/Select Sires Professional A.I. Technician
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Bryce Stampanoni, All West/Select Sires Technician Team Leader
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Carson Hillberg, All West/Select Sires Dairy Program Specialist
"Everybody at All West/Select Sires makes you feel welcome and part of something bigger than just the logo on your shirt or the miles on your truck. It's really a special organization."
Rodney Paulo, All West/Select Sires Dairy Program Specialist
"I really like the team atmosphere of All West. We have great people in this cooperative. I also love working with our customers while still working with cows every day."
Kit Watson, All West/Select Sires Sales Representative