Our Team

The Upper Iowa Beef team includes a unique combination of farmers, business professionals, local investors, and dreamers who believe in our mission of higher quality meat and a model that benefits farmers, cattle, and consumers.

Ed Greiman
General Manager

Travis Thomas
Cattle Procurement

Annette Kime
Food Safety Quality Assurance (FSQA) Manager

Darin Koch
Data Analyst/Grading/IT Coordinator

Reilly Berns
Quality Assurance Superintendent

Lincoln Bryan

Lincoln Bryan
Cattle Procurement

Hunter Aggen

Hunter Aggen
Cattle Procurement

Ashley Ortiz
Human Resources

Jadie Popp
Customer Service / Cattle Producer Contact

Lisa Hadacek

Oscar Nelson

Shayla Leutink
Customer Service / Logistics

Not Pictured

Donelle Barthelme

Export Manager

Email: dbarthelme@upperiowabeef.com


Dan Reynolds

Plant Manager