Who Are We 06/21/18 11:28:24 AM|
|Leighton Stovall, General Manager|
Leighton has been the Manager since the beginning of operations in 2005. In Leighton’s 13 years here, he has seen expansion with the addition of a second gin plant, experienced the 2011 drought, watched a seed barn burn and set back-to-back records of 103,000 and 255,398 harvested bales. Through the highs and lows, he continues to plan for growth in the future of Moore County Gin operations. His favorite part about working for the gin has been the relationships that he has built with his producers. In Leighton’s spare time he enjoys playing golf, hunting, and coaching his kids. He has previously served as Chairman of the Moore County Chamber of Commerce and President of the Dumas Little League Association. He currently is active in church and a member of the Moore County Appraisal District.
Anthony Sisemore, Assistant General Manager
Anthony has been with us for one fabulous harvest season where he is the office manager and truck dispatcher. Growing up in Hale Center, Texas, on the farm, he was located in the center of cotton country, where he discovered a love for the row crop. He is married to Lori and is the father to three grown children. He likes to cook, read, and spend time with his family. His favorite part about working for the gin has been the relationships built with his producers and getting to see the wide area that we serve. Anthony is a member of the First Baptist Church in Dumas and is currently, and actively, home shopping.
Brandon Covington, Gin Superintendent
Brandon has completed one ginning season, but has been around these plants for many years. Previously to working for Moore County Gin, he was an area technician for Lummus Corporation for five years where he worked on many gins across the southern part of the United States. His role at the gin is to improve the gin machinery during the summer and during the season; he oversees the gin operations and gin personnel. His favorite part about working for Moore County Gin has been the relationships he has built with gin employees and learning Spanish. In Brandon’s spare time he enjoys spending time with his children, Brailey and Blaize while jeeping, camping and playing golf.
Israel Loustaunau, Assistant/Day Gin Superintendent
Israel has been with Moore County Gin for 13 seasons working his way from Ginner to Assistant Gin Superintendent. Before working here, Israel was employed with Floydada Co-Op Gin which made the transition to Moore County Gin an easy one. In his spare time, Israel enjoys spending time with his wife Gloria and sons Ommar, Jeffrey, and Ricardo, and working on his home and riding ATV’s. His favorite part about working in the gin plants has been getting to know the personnel.
Anthony Gonzales, Assistant/Night Gin Superintendent
Anthony joined us this year after eleven years as the gin superintendent in Kansas at the Next GINeration Cotton Gin in Pratt, Kansas. He enjoys riding his motorcycle, going to the lake, camping, and most importantly, spending time with his children. His favorite part about working for Moore County Gin has been getting to know the personnel.
Rick May, Field Representative
Rick has been our field rep for over 6 years and thoroughly enjoys his job and working with producers. Previous to his career with us, he was a large producer in Moore County where he grew corn, wheat, and cotton. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf and being outdoors.
Alexa Reed, Marketing and Communications Manager
Alexa has an extensive background in cotton and agriculture as she brings enthusiasm and new ideas to Moore County Gin where she has completed her second cotton season. She spends her spare time with her husband Brent, daughters Aubrey and Raegan, working on their ranch, and is the President for the Silver Spurs Rodeo Club in Stratford. Alexa is also a member of the Sherman County Development Committee and attends First Street Church, in Dumas.
Sierra Schoonover, Accounting Manager
Sierra has completed her first year, on the record-setting year for our gin, where she has become a wonderful liaison between Moore County Gin and our producers. She majored in Ag Business so welcoming her into our family just came natural. In her spare time, Sierra likes to ride horses and work cattle with her husband Reed, and boys Rem and Hayes. Her favorite part about working for Moore County Gin is the laid-back atmosphere.
Molly Galloway, Scale and Reconciliation Clerk
Molly has worked at the gin for eight years and is the first friendly smile you come to when you walk in the door. Her favorite part about working for the gin is all of the friendly people she sees. Molly enjoys the precious time she gets to spend with her grandchildren as well as reading. She is very active in church, Moore County Library Board, and in Beta Sigma Phi.