Barenbrug USA Announces Strategic Leadership Changes and Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

(Tangent, OR 2023) Barenbrug USA, a leading provider of innovative grass seed solutions, is excited to announce several strategic leadership changes within the organization, along with the addition of a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). These changes reflect the company's commitment to excellence and its continuous efforts to strengthen its leadership team.

Joel Reagan, a dedicated member of the Barenbrug USA family for over eight years, is taking on the role of Director of Sales for Professional Divisions. In this capacity, Joel will be responsible for overseeing the Turf, Forage, and Export divisions. His journey at Barenbrug USA has been marked by impressive achievements, having previously held roles such as Business Development Manager and National Sales Manager for Pro Forage. With his extensive knowledge and experience in the professional forage industry, Joel is well-prepared to drive the success of these crucial divisions.


Micah Gould, who joined Barenbrug in 2018, will step into the position of Turf Product Manager. Micah's educational background includes a B.S. in Horticulture from Oregon State University in 2014 and an M.S. in Agriculture Sciences in 2017. His passion for the industry was ignited by growing up amid the grass seed fields of the Salem/Silverton area. Micah's fresh perspective and enthusiasm for all things Turf make him a valuable asset to the Turf division.





Cathy Sawyer, an industry veteran with over two decades of experience, will assume the role of Director of Production. In this critical position, Cathy will lead the Field Team, oversee production needs, manage production tools, data, and strategy, as well as oversee third-party relationship management. Cathy's extensive background in the Grass Seed industry, including her role as Vice President of the Washington North Idaho Seed Association, uniquely positions her to excel in this leadership role.





Furthermore, Barenbrug USA proudly announces the appointment of Warren Stone as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Warren's wealth of experience in financial leadership, coupled with his strategic expertise, positions him as a key driver in elevating the company's financial operations to unprecedented levels of success. Travis Remington, who has been an integral part of the finance team, will continue to play a leadership role. Warren brings over a decade of senior finance experience, including serving as the chief finance executive for a NASDAQ-listed company and holding dual CFO/COO responsibilities for a private equity portfolio company.







"We are thrilled to announce these strategic leadership changes and the addition of Warren Stone as our CFO," said Justin Burns, CEO at Barenbrug USA. "These individuals bring a wealth of knowledge, experience, and dedication to our organization. We are confident that their leadership will drive our company forward as we continue to innovate and serve our customers with excellence."


Barenbrug USA looks forward to a bright future under this dynamic leadership team and is committed to its ongoing mission of delivering high-quality grass seed solutions to its customers.