Meet Our Team

Hoober Feeds strives to provide you with a friendly and informed support team that can assist you when deciding what to order, answering questions, providing information, and to serve as a resource. Each member of our team brings considerable knowledge and experience in their field in addition to practical understanding. Hover over a picture to learn more about each of our team members.

Sales Representatives

James Frey

James Frey


James has been a Hoober Feeds representative since 2005. His practical skills and knowledge stem from having grown up on a large local dairy farm in which he later owned and operated. James services mostly within Lancaster and Chester county.

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Paul Horning


Paul has been with Hoober Feeds since 2015. He has previously owned and operated Turnpike View Holsteins with his family. Paul currently works closely with the Redmond Mineral program.

Ken Hershey

Ken Hershey


Ken has been a Hoober Feeds representative since 1999 and prior to working for Hoober’s, he was a 7th generational dairy farmer on his family’s farm in Lancaster.

Ron Moore

Ron Moore


Ron has been a Hoober Feeds representative since 2009, having 24 years of experience as a dairy consultant with Cargill and 5 years of experience as a sales manager for Agri-Analysis.

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Nutrition Team

Tom Nauman

Tom Nauman


Tom currently serves as Head Nutritionist and has been with Hoober Feeds since 1984. He has accumulated considerable knowledge in animal nutrition over those years.

Jerry Diller

Jerry Diller


Jerry has been with Hoober Feeds since 1989 and plays a key role in feed formulations and programs. Having managed a farm and owning his own dairy herd, Jerry has a variety of experience in dairy and beef nutrition, in addition to a strong interest in growing quality forage crops.

Stephanie Smith

Stephanie Smith


Stephanie has been with Hoober Feeds since 2015. She presently serves as the Calf and Heifer Specialist and as a Associate Nutritionist. She graduated from Delaware Valley College with a degree in Dairy Science and together with her husband, owns a 60 cow milking herd.

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Angela Breneman


Angela has been with Hoober Feeds since 2017 and presently serves as the Equine Specialist and as an Associate Nutritionist. She graduated from Delaware Valley College and along with her husband are in a partnership with a 700 cow dairy farm.

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Customer Service & Quality Assurance

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Kyle Winters


Kyle has been with Hoober Feeds since 2018 and was formerly our bulk feed dispatcher. In June 2019, Kyle became the General Manager of the Gordonville location.

Eileen Ranck

Eileen Ranck


Eileen has been with Hoober Feeds since 2015. She presently takes care of billing and accounts in addition to answering phone calls.

AliciaDenlinger

Alica Denlinger


Alicia has been with Hoober Feeds since 2019. She is responsible for placing orders and assisting in office duties. Before coming to Hoober Feeds, Alica and her husband owned a dairy herd in Lancaster, PA.

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Rhonda Lapp


Rhonda has been with Hoober Feeds since September 2019. She is responsible for placing orders and assisting with accounts payable.

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Dispatch and Inventory

RyanHess

Ryan Hess


Ryan rejoined Hoober Feeds in spring 2019 and is presently our bulk dispatcher. A few years ago, Ryan was apart of our feed delivery team.

Bob Nolt

Bob Neff


Bob has been with Hoober Feeds since for a number of years and presently serves as the bag dispatcher.

Darren Martin

Darren Martin


Darren has been with Hoober Feeds since 2010 and presently oversees inventory and purchasing. Having received a bachelor degree in Animal Science from The Pennsylvania State University, Darren had previously been a part of the nutrition department.