GENEX employees recognized for dedication to members, co-op

Nine awards were recently presented to GENEX employees at the cattle genetics cooperative’s Dairy National Marketing and Sales Conference in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

“These employees are leaders in what they do and deserve to be recognized for their hard work,” states Roy Wilson, senior vice president of dairy marketing, sales and product development. “Their dedication to GENEX and the producers they serve is what makes GENEX a leader in the industry. These awards truly were well deserved.”

The Kevin Boyle Leadership award went to value-added programs manager Joe Binversie, of Shawano. He earned the award for demonstrating vision, devotion and pride for the cooperative while managing the cooperative’s array of producer-focused programs such as the Calf MathSM and Sort-GateSM programs.

National account manager & consultant Allison Wood, of Fair Haven, Vermont, received the Outstanding Strategic Dairy Employee award for her outstanding consultation work with members and customers.


A.I. training instructor manager Carlos Marin, of Freedom, Wisconsin, was named the Outstanding Sales Support Employee. He was recognized for his unwavering leadership and support to GENEX Dairy field service staff.

The Outstanding Product Development Employee award was presented to dairy data manager Sami Gangl, of Shawano, for her commitment to quality cattle genetics data analysis.


The Outstanding Sales Manager award went to Briana Schumacher, dairy area sales manager. Schumacher, who serves producers in the northwest U.S., stands out as a devoted leader not only to her local team but the entire cooperative.
In addition to these awards, four Mission Awards were presented to employees for earning top sales in the respective categories.

Territory sales manager Hannah Wasley, of Boardman, Oregon, received both the Total Income Growth and Total Semen Growth Mission Awards.

A team of field employees – Mauricio Garcia, Juan Venegas, Luis Uribe, Ruben Ruiz, Pedro Bellido and Enrique Morales – who serve dairy producers in northern Texas were recognized with the Total Service Growth Mission Award.
Lastly, the Total Herd Care Line Growth Mission Award was presented to John Field, territory sales manager, of Canyon, Texas.

For more information about GENEX, visit

GENEX is the trusted provider of world-class animal genetics, progressive reproductive solutions, value-added products and innovative services. As a cooperative business, GENEX serves members and customers – dairy and beef cattle producers – across the globe. For more information, please visit