Management

Our team leaders come from many backgrounds. Please get to know them a little better by reading their biographies below.

Roy Brown, Chief Executive Officer

I am currently CEO of Cattle Empire, LLC and one of the second generation of Browns to run Cattle Empire. I grew up in Southwest Kansas and worked on the family farm throughout my childhood and...

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Trista Brown Priest, Chief Strategy Officer

Chief Strategy Officer Trista Brown Priest is the 3rd generation of the Brown family to work at Cattle Empire. She has worked in different capacities at the...

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Nick Chesnut, Operations Manager - Feed Yard Division

As the operations manager of Cattle Empire, I oversee our four (4) cattle finishing facilities. I joined the CE team in July of 2003 from Northeast New Mexico where I had managed a small feed yard...

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Tim Murphy, PhD, Chief Operations Officer

I recently accepted this position after having worked for Cattle Empire as a nutritionist/management consultant since 2002.  I grew up in the northwestern part of North Dakota on a commercial cow/...

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