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Purebred Publishing Staff Changes

Purebred Publishing is excited to announce a few new faces joining the team to better serve dairy breeders throughout the United States and Canada. These additions have been added as Purebred Publishing has realigned their strategy and business model to better meet the needs of the industry.

The sales team has expanded with the addition of Sales Executives Bethany Carpenter, Bailee Whitehead and Junia Isiminger as well as Junior Sales Executives Lauren Robison, Nathan Arthur and Korey Oechsle. Each bring new and unique talents to the team. They will be responsible for sales within their regions for the family of publications and online sites for Purebred Publishing.

Marjorie Rida, previous Sales Executive will be handling occasional contract projects for Purebred Publishing, such as the Guernsey Breeders' 2019 Calendar. She is stepping back from Purebred Publishing to pursue and even more active role with Ridale Genetics and her husband Ryan's business.

Isiminger, who has been one of our proofreaders and will continue this role, will also be coordinating subscriptions for the family of publications with support from additional staff. Feel free to contact them via phone or email. Read below for a bit about each of our newest team members.

As these new members join the team, we wish Marjorie and her husband all the best as she transitions into more full-time management of their growing herd and Ryan's business. She will still be an active part of Purebred as she takes on the occasional project such as the upcoming 2019 Guernsey calendar.

Senior Sales Executive Bethany Carpenter lives in Vermont with her husband, Seth, and two children, McKenzie and Brair. Seth and Bethany have a small herd of registered Holstein and Jersey cattle that they enjoy showing at the local fair, New England Summer Show and The Big E, also known as the Northeast Fall National Holstein Show. In 2017 they exhibited the Reserve Intermediate Champion there, with CarpsView Armani Velvet-ET. Bethany has worked for her family’s dairy farm as the herd manager for the past seven and a half years. Bethany enjoys raising their children around the dairy farm and with the show cattle.

Bethany will be handling sales for all Purebred Publications in the New England, New York, Eastern Canada and the East Coast regions. She can be reached at 802-535-2223 or purebred.associate@gmail.com.

Originally from Missouri, Senior Sales Executive Bailee Whitehead now resides in Southwestern Wisconsin with her fiancé, Jason, and their son, Ryker. Along with Jason's parents, they milk 130 Registered Holsteins and Jerseys at Tombeth Farms. After meeting Jason at NAILE several years ago, they continue to enjoy exhibiting cattle; including Wisconsin Spring Show, Wisconsin Championship Show, and World Dairy Expo. Bailee is thankful for past opportunities to work with, and learn from, great breeders and cattleman as she looks toward the future at Tombeth.

Bailee will be concentrating her efforts on sales in the Western and Southern United States as well as Wisconsin and Western Canada. She is excited to fill this new role within the industry, as she begins working for you, the breeders and other readers. She can be reached at 417.224.7590 or purebred.sales@gmail.com.

​Junia Isiminger and her husband, Mike, and daughters, Jaydyn and Jordanna, live on a 45 acre farm in Pennsylvania. She was raised on a dairy farm with Holsteins and Milking Shorthorns. The family has worked with and are members of every association for Holsteins, Red and White Holsteins, Milking Shorthorns, Jerseys and Brown Swiss. Junia has a legal degree from Gannon Univeresity and a Business Administration Bachelor Degree from Edinboro University. She has worked with the Pennsylvania Dairy Princess & Promotion Services, American Milking Shorthorn Society and is also a coordinator for a new start up grass fed meat initiative.

Junia has added the role of Subscription Manager and Sales Executive in the Midwest to her Purebred Publishing duties. She can be reached via email at purebredsubscriptions@gmail.com or 814.572.2003.

Lauren Robison is from Mulberry Grove, Illinois, and is currently a junior at Murray State University in Kentucky studying Ag Business Economics. She and her two brothers were raised on a small hobby farm, Hartdale Guernseys, in Southern Illinois that raises registered Guernsey cattle. She has been a member of the American Guernsey Association for many years and is currently serving as the American Guernsey Youth Association Vice President. She was previously the 2017-18 National Guernsey Queen. Last summer Lauren completed an internship with Farm Credit Illinois. While in school she is working part-time at Murray State University and with Purebred Publishing as a Junior Sales Executive doing ad and subscription sales. Lauren can be reached on her cell phone at 618.363.6475 or at lauren.robison@hotmail.com.

Nathan Arthur is from Northeast Iowa and attends Iowa State University, majoring in Dairy Science. He grew up on 130-cow grade Holstein farm where, through 4-H, quickly found a love for registered cattle. Over the years, Nathan had continued breeding and improve his herd of registered Holsteins by introducing better genetics. In August, he and his partners were named Reserve Premier Exhibitor at the Iowa Holstein Show. He has also worked for show strings including Heart & Soul Holsteins, Brandon Ferry, and J-Volker Holsteins.

As a Junior Sales Executive, Nathan will be working on sales in the Midwest region around his school schedule. Nathan can be reached at 563.380.2743 or narthur@iastate.edu.

Korey Oechsle is from Ohio and a student at OSU-ATI in Wooster studying dairy production and management. He and his brothers were raised on a small hobby farm that focused on show heifers and custom hay making. He has worked for a variety of show strings including Springhill, Ack-Lee, Bucks Pride, Topp View and most recently completed an internship at Ocean View Genetics. While in school he is employed at Springhill and has been helping Purebred Publishing with ring photos and ad sales. He will take on additional sales for Purebred Publishing products as a Junior Sales Executive. He can be reached at 419.605.7749 or kman5.2000@gmail.com.

Purebred Publishing’s vision is to provide a voice and communication tool for all purebred breeders, regardless of breed size or popularity. Our goal is to provide the purebred breeder of any dairy breed with a true dairy publication serving their interests. Our motivation is to serve the purebred breeder to the best of our ability while maintaining and upholding the integrity, faith and the values of our breeders, dairy families and ourselves.

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