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Charlotte Office

David Harris



Mr. Harris is a graduate of NC State University. He and Mr. John Crane founded the company back in 1952. Mr. Harris served as President until Mr. Ted Bartee was voted into the position in 1995. Mr. Harris was conisdered innovator in the feed business and was always looking for new products to improve livestock feed. Mr. Harris passed away in August 2012.

John Crane



Mr. Crane was one of the best soybean meal traders in the south-east and known far and wide as one of the nicest, most genuine people around. He served until shortly before his death on August 1, 2004 as vice president of Harris Crane. Mr. Crane was an avid golfer and would stop business at 10:00am every Wednesday morning so that all of the Harris-Crane employees could call to make tee times for his weekly golf match.

Edmund Hall




BS, Agricultural Economics, Auburn University, 1991

   ― Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity



National Grain and Feed Association Trade Rules Committee, Member

American Angus Association, Member

First United Methodist Church, Clover, SC

   ― Sunday School Teacher

   ― Finance Committee, Chairman

Past Master of Alpine Masonic Lodge 208, Clover, SC

Eagle Scout



Harris-Crane, Inc. (1992 – Present)

   ― President (2006-Present)

   ― Treasurer (1996-2006)

   ― Partner (1996-present)


In his history at Harris-Crane, Edmund has traded commodities such as Phosphate, Salt, Limestone, Amino Acids (Methionine), Soybean Meal, Grains, and byproducts. Edmund maintains his commodity futures brokerage license. He lives in Clover, SC with his wife, Kathy, and their three daughters, Harriet, Ella, and Alice


Patti Leigh Fletcher




BS, Criminal Justice, University of North Carolina-Charlotte




Harris-Crane, Inc. (1989 – Present)


Piedmont Airlines (1981-1985)


Patti Leigh services soybean meal contracts. She makes sure shipments arrive on time and that our clients have just the right amount headed their way to make their feed. During Patti Leigh’s history with Harris-Crane, she has worn as many hats as anyone in the industry.  Her knowledge of logistics and the feed and grain industries makes her an integral part of the Harris-Crane's brokerage business. Patti Leigh is our resident gourmet, and occasionally makes home-made lunch for her Harris-Crane family. Her daughter, Jessica, also lives in Charlotte.   


Patricia Hamm




Brookstone College of Business, Accounting Systems Technology, 1992



Morganton Moose Family Center, Member/Past Officer



Harris-Crane, Inc. (October 1998 - Present)


Patricia handles Limestone logistics and customer service for H-C Ingredient Distributors. Her attention to detail and service make her an ideal fit for limestone service. Patricia and her husband, Mike live in Iron Station, NC where she is close-by to her children and three grandchildren. She enjoys volunteering and fundraising for the non-profit organization, Moose Heart International and the local community

John Clark




BS, Business Administration, Winthrop University, 2005

   ― Kappa Sigma Fraternity



Renaissance Executive Forums Member (Key Exec. group)

St. Phillip Neri Catholic Church, Ft. Mill, SC (Member)



Harris-Crane, Inc. (March 2006 – Present)

   — Licensed commodity futures broker

   — Manages operations for H-C Ingredient Distributors


John is an expert user of Microsoft Excel and is well versed in Excel VBA programming, which he has learned through his work at Harris-Crane. John lives in Rock Hill, SC with his wife and their two children. He also enjoys golf, photography, and cooking.

Chris Wilson




Bachelor of Arts, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1983



First United Methodist Church, Clover, SC, Member, Trustee



Harris-Crane, Inc. (Oct 2006 – Present)

   — Controller


Hella Lighting Corp. (2004 - 2006)

   — Accountant, Part-time


InterNet Services Corp. (1990 - 2003)

   — Financial Projects Manager

   — Accounting Manager


Kraft Dairy Group (1987 – 1990)

   — Accounting Supervisor


Christine has many years experience in the accounting field and is proficient in various accounting software programs. She works directly with multiple banks, investment firms and tax accountants throughout the year. She serves as a Trustee and manages the Harris-Crane Pension Plan.  Her son Taylor is an Eagle Scout and is a double major (History and Communications) at Clemson University . Victoria, her daughter, is in her senior year at Clover High School and plans to attend York Tech after she graduates in June 2016.  Christine enjoys decorating, cooking, TarHeel basketball, Carolina Panthers football and hanging out with her kids.

Christopher Pearson




BS, Business Administration, Clemson University, 2007

— Sigma Nu Fraternity


Southeastern Grain and Feed Association


Harris-Crane, Inc. (March 2008 - Present)

   — Licensed commodity futures broker


Chris' expertise in Soybean Meal, and Grain By-Product make him a very important piece of the brokerage. He is dedicated to customer service and maintains long-lasting relationships with buyers and suppliers alike. Chris is an avid Clemson Fan and has been a Duke Basketball fan since his youngest days. He grew up in Gastonia, NC and currently lives in Charlotte with his wife Kathryn.


Courtney Adams




BS, Accounting, North Greenville University, 2014

MBA, Accounting Emphasis, Winthrop University, 2015


First United Methodist Church, Clover, SC, Member

Moped to Memphis, Member


Harris-Crane, Inc. (August 2018 - Present)


Clover Community Bank

—Deposit Operations Specialist

Founders Federal Credit Union

—Business Continuity Coordinator

—Contact Center Representitive

—Card Services Clerk/Account Intern


Courtney grew up in Lancaster, SC and now lives in Clover with her husband, Mark, along with two maltipoo puppies.  She enjoys movies, reading and shopping!

Will Waters




BA, Political Science, University of South Carolina, 1996

   ― Golf Team



National Grain and Feed Association Board Member

Southeastern Grain and Feed, Board Member and 1st VP

Georgia Grain and Feed Association, Board Member

Sampson Regional Medical Center, Board Member



Harris-Crane, Inc. (1997 - Present)

   — Licensed commodity futures broker


Will currently serves as the Vice President of Harris-Crane, Inc. He became a partner in 2000 and served as Treasurer in the early stages of his partnership. Will grew up in and around Coharie Farms, his father's feed mills and farms. His knowledge of farms, feeds, and livestock is great. He oversees the brokerage while maintaining his focus on selling and trading. Will's keen knowledge of business and the feed industry make him a valuable asset. Will is an excellent golfer and played for the South Carolina Gamecock golf team. He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife, Heather, and their two sons.

Caroline Wilson




Central Baptist Church, Dunn, NC, Member

   ― Sings with Praise and Worship Team

   ― Couples Event Coordinator

Motivational Speaker for at-risk teens and pre-teens

World Vision, Child Sponsor



Harris-Crane, Inc. (2007-Present)


BB&T Bank(2004-2007)

   ― Relationship Banker

   ― Partial Area Operations


Caroline is an excellent worker and is devoted to serve her customers' needs.  She lives in Raleigh, NC with her husband Joseph and their two children, Ethan and Bella. Caroline is a die-hard Duke Blue Devil fan who also enjoys helping out at her church and inspiring youth.  Caroline handles salt, Limestone, and Wheat Midds from her home in Raleigh.

Braselton, GA Office

Lee Whatley


Gainesville YMCA active member

Free Chapel Church, Gainesville, Member



Harris-Crane, Inc. (2012 - Present)

Feed Ingredient Sales and Logistics (2001-2012)

Animal Health Sales (1986-2001)



Lee's knowledge of logistics and attention to detail make him a very valuable asset to the Harris-Crane family. He has been in the livestock feed industry for 28 years in different areas, and has been dealing with salt sales and logistics for 13.  He and his wife, Jan, are avid outdoor enthusiasts. Lee loves running and cycling many other outdoor activities. He and Jan are the owners of two beautiful French Bulldogs and a Corgi.

Bradley Wilson



BS, Political Science, University of West Georgia

— Chi Phi Fraternity


Georgia Cattlemen’s Association

Georgia Farm Bureau



Harris-Crane, Inc. (2016 - Present)

Columbia Farms of Georgia (until 2016)


Bradley has been around agriculture his whole life and has worked directly in the Poultry Feed business for the last 5 years. He brings with him knowledge of the trends and challenges of the animal feed business including new regulatory mandates. He lives in Jefferson, GA with his wife Brooke, and his son. 


Alana Goss



Free Chapel Worship Center, Gainesville, GA, Member


Associates Degree in Business Administration, Gainesville College, Gainesville, GA, 1989



Harris-Crane, Inc. (2019 - present)

Feed Ingredients Sales & Logistics/ Office Manager/ Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable (1991 - 2019)

Mutual Funds Desk/ Vault Custodian and Compliance/ Receptionist (1986 – 1991)


Alana lives in Gainesville, GA.  She enjoys spending time with her son and family.  She loves her church.  She enjoys painting, photography and hiking with her parents.

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Garrett Green



Union Christian Church member and associate youth leader.


BS, Business Management, Georgia College and State University. May 2019.

Minor, Marketing

—Baseball Team



Harris-Crane, Inc. (2019 - present)

A four year letterman and Captain for the Georgia College baseball team, he brings a tenured family history background in the Poultry and Certified Angus Cattle Business. Garrett’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, golf and he is an avid sports fan. Garrett currently lives in Bishop, GA.

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