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

 

 

Education:

BS, Agricultural Economics, Auburn University, 1991

   ― Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity

 

Affiliations:

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

 

History:

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

 

 

Education:

BS, Criminal Justice, University of North Carolina-Charlotte

 

 

History:

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.   

Karyn Ayers

 

 

Education:

Associates Degree, York Technical School, Rock Hill, SC, 1976

 

History:

Harris-Crane, Inc. (1996 – Present)

    — H-C Ingredient Distributors Salt logistics coordinator (2005-Present)

 

Carolina Brokerage, Inc. (1976 – 1995)

 

Karyn has been working in the feed industry since 1976. She made her start with Carolina Brokerage, where she worked for Harris-Crane’s former president, Larry Stewart. Karyn’s wealth of knowledge of our industry is invaluable and her knowledge of our business is vast. Most recently, Karyn has been servicing Salt deliveries for H-C Ingredient Distributors since its beginning in 2005. Her extraordinary attention to detail is always appreciated by her customers and fellow employees. Karyn lives in Rock Hill, SC and loves spending time with her family.

Patricia Hamm

 

 

Education:

Brookstone College of Business, Accounting Systems Technology, 1992

 

Affiliations:

Morganton Moose Family Center, Member/Past Officer

 

History:

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

 

 

Education:

BS, Business Administration, Winthrop University, 2005

   ― Kappa Sigma Fraternity

 

Affiliations:

Renaissance Executive Forums Member (Key Exec. group)

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

 

History:

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

 

 

Education:

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

 

Affiliations:

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

 

History:

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

 

 

Education:

BS, Business Administration, Clemson University, 2007

— Sigma Nu Fraternity

Affiliations:

Southeastern Grain and Feed Association

History:

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

 

 

Education:

BS, Accounting, North Greenville University, 2014

MBA, Accounting Emphasis, Winthrop University, 2015

Affiliations:

First United Methodist Church, Clover, SC, Member

Moped to Memphis, Member

History:

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!

Clinton, NC Office

Will Waters

 

 

Education:

BA, Political Science, University of South Carolina, 1996

   ― Golf Team

 

Affiliations:

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

 

History:

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 Clinton, NC with his wife, Heather, and their two sons.

Caroline Wilson

 

 

Affiliations:

Central Baptist Church, Dunn, NC, Member

   ― Sings with Praise and Worship Team

   ― Couples Event Corrdinator

Motivational Speaker for at-risk teens and pre-teens

World Vision, Child Sponsor

 

History:

Harris-Crane, Inc. (2007-Present)

 

BB&T Bank(2004-2007)

   ― Relationship Banker

   ― Partial Area Operations

 

Caroline Works with Will in our Clinton Office. She services many of his trades and also manages several accounts. Caroline is loved by her clientele who speek greatly of her commitment to service. She lives in Dunn, 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.

Gainesville, GA Office

Lee Whatley

Affiliations:

Gainesville YMCA active member

Free Chapel Church, Gainesville, Member

 

History:

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

 

Education:

BS, Political Science, University of West Georgia

— Chi Phi Fraternity

Affiliations:

Georgia Cattlemen’s Association

Georgia Farm Bureau

 

History:

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

 

Affiliations:

Free Chapel Worship Center, Gainesville, GA, Member

Education:

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

 

History:

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.

Garrett Green

 

Affiliations:

Union Christian Church member and associate youth leader.

Education:

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

Minor, Marketing

—Baseball Team

 

History:

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.

Questions?

Phone 1.800.432.7755

Email: jclark@harriscrane.com

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