Dr. Barry and Roxanne Pollard owners of Pollard Farms, welcome Jeremy Leister as their new Ranch Manager. Leister was the Senior Purebred Herd Manager at Oklahoma State University and brings many years of experience to Pollard Farms.
Leister served as the assistant manager for the OSU Purebred Center from 2011 to 2014 when he then stepped into the Senior Manager role, a position he held until joining the staff at Pollard Farms.
Leister grew up on his family’s farm in Amsterdam, MO. Leister received B.S. in Science from Oklahoma State University in 2011 where he was a member of the National Livestock Judging Team in 2010.
Leister currently serves as the Director at Large for the Oklahoma Angus Association and is a member of the 2017 Beef Leader’s Institute class through the American Angus Association.
Leister’s wife, Summer, is the 4-H educator in Payne County. They have two daughters, Avery and Georgia.
Leister will be involved in helping lead the Pollard Farms outstanding herd to even greater heights in the future by joining the current Pollard Farms team of Lacey Taylor, Ranch Office Manager; Linda McElroy, Accounting Manager; Ron Spiva, Dusty Choate, and Colton Blanchard, Cow Herd; and Geraldo Vasquez and Roy Landwehr, Farm Operations.