Stephan Barnes is an Arkansas native with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Arkansas. He has a wealth of industry operations experience after spending 15 years at Tyson Foods in a variety of senior positions. Prior to his business career, Stephan spent 5 years in the army with the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.
ALL ACQUISITION INQUIRIES- Belinda is a 1998 graduate of the University of Arkansas with a degree in Poultry Science. Belinda brings a wealth of industry knowledge to OMP, working in the poultry industry since 1996 and most recently spent 21 years with Tyson Foods. During that time, Belinda worked in various marketing, contract manufacturing and production planning roles. All OMP inquiries should be directed to Belinda.
Cole is a 1992 graduate of Arkansas Tech University with a degree in Agriculture Business. Cole's professional experience has made him one of the most sought after and respected individuals in poultry sales today. He has been in the business since 1987 and most recently spent 16 years with Simmons Foods. During that time, Cole's breadth of industry knowledge extended to a variety of aspects in business including sales, marketing and plant management - giving him an unsurpassed worldview to utilize in customer service. Cole led the retail growth at Simmons from $40 million in 2002 to $200 million in 2008. His experience in new product development, coupled with operations capabilities make him a valuable asset as we grow our list of core customers.
Leah is a seasoned HR professional with a diverse background of experience in both the public and private sectors. Holding a master’s degree in intercultural and organizational communication, she has seen professional success in personnel development, human resource management, risk analysis, governmental/political affairs, policy and procedure development, governmental compliance, marketing, public relations and community development. In her role, Leah is actively engaged in the community by serving on multiple boards and committees. Currently she is a member of the Associated Industries of Arkansas board of directors.
Tim joined OMP in 2011, bringing experience from a career spanning agribusiness, retail, and several entrepreneurial ventures. Tim focuses on price risk management and leading our commodity purchasing efforts. Tim holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arkansas.