Our Greatest Assets

Driven By Culture and Purpose

At Agri Beef, we’ve always known that our talented team members are the foundation of our success. The company is made up of a diverse group of men and women united by our passion for producing exceptional beef. Equally important, we 

partner with innovative suppliers, distributors, retailers and restaurants who share this passion in their roles of delivering the highest quality Northwest beef to our customers.

Our People

Raul & Ruben Gonzalez

Raul & Ruben Gonzalez

Cattle Drover,
Washington Beef

Twins Raul and Ruben had immigrated to the United States from Mexico to begin working the orchards and in fruit packing warehouses- when they heard that Washington Beef was hiring. They joined the Washington Beef family 17 years ago and are excited to have a great working environment where they can see themselves staying until their retirement. Together, they are responsible for encouraging the cattle to move through the chutes as they enter the facility, ensuring a stress-free environment.

McKenzie Ford

McKenzie Ford

Customer Care Manager,
Boise Office

McKenzie comes to Agri Beef from a logging and ranching family in Northern California. She moved to Boise to attend Boise State University where she played golf and decided to stay after graduation because she loved everything Boise and Idaho had to offer. McKenzie joined the team working in Agri Beef’s Ecommerce division and is now the Customer Care Manager where her favorite part of the job is getting to interact with customers.

Daniel Quezada

Daniel Quezada

Payroll/HR Systems Manager,
Boise Office

Daniel comes to Agri Beef with over 25+ years working in Human Resources. He has been the Payroll/HR Systems Manager at Agri Beef’s Boise headquarters office for the past year and a half and manages payroll of Agri Beef’s 1,200+ employees to ensure they receive accurate paychecks. Daniel loves HR because it is an ever changing and growing field with never a dull moment!

Matt Buyers

Matt Buyers

Director of Feedyards,
Boise Office

Matt grew up in Fort Worth, Texas and has extensive experience in the cattle industry across the United States. Matt brings incredible industry insight to the Agri Beef team in his role as Director of Feed Yards for the AB Livestock Division. Matt says,” It appears the feed yard industry is an affliction/addiction for me. There is never any shortage of challenge, which is why I guess I like it.” He is excited to be a part of a team that produced such high-quality beef and enjoys the opportunities the industry provides.

Sylvia Navarro

Sylvia Navarro

Operations Assistant,
Washington Beef

Sylvia has performed many roles over her 22-year career with Washington Beef, but now enjoys her role of Operations Assistant. In this role she juggles many tasks such as reporting, safety audits and communications among the Operations Team that ensures the smooth flow of daily production. Sylvia is honored to be a part of the Agri Beef family and commends the company for always improving upon employee benefits and presenting new opportunities to those who work to uphold the company’s values.

Natalie Bentz

Natalie Bentz

Yard Manager,
Bull Development Center

Natalie has been the Yard Manager at Agri Beef’s Bull Development Center for a little over two years now. Growing up amongst a ranching family in Crane Oregon, Natalie was intricately involved in agriculture from the beginning, both at home and through 4-H and FFA. She studied Business Management at Dominican University in California and then went on to Sweden for a year and a half to continue her studies. Natalie now manages the day to day activities at the bull yard doing everything from record keeping to processing and testing the breeding viability of the purebred Wagyu bulls used for Agri Beef’s Snake River Farms program. You name it, she does it!



OUR PARTNERS

Forming close partnerships with like-minded distributors is critical to our business. In the end, our partners are ultimately responsible for representing our brands in the marketplace. We work side by side with them to ensure our shared customers are receiving the highest level of service, value and quality. We host customer tours and offer a wide range of marketing and training materials to assist with these efforts. Visit our Resource Center for distributors.

We work with some of the finest foodservice accounts in more than 30 countries around the world, so consistently meeting and exceeding high expectations isn’t just a promise—it’s our history. We are proud to partner with chefs across the globe who share our passion for exceptional beef and pork.

Our retail partners are some of the best in the business. These progressive retailers understand the value, profitability and customer loyalty that a great branded beef program brings to their business.

Resource Center For Distributors





Working At Agri Beef

We’re proud to produce the finest quality products in our industry, celebrated and served in more than 30 countries around the world. But we’re not content to stop there. We’re on a mission to make our products better, safer and more sustainable. Check out the opportunities that are attracting the brightest minds in the beef industry to Agri Beef.

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