Meet the Team

We’re passionate and motivated. Our team is dedicated to helping grow producer success and connecting the livestock industry.

Dane Kuper

Founder and CEO
dane@cattlekrush.com
St. Ansgar, Iowa

Dustin Balsley

Founder and COO
dustin@cattlekrush.com
​ Ames, Iowa

Justin SextEn

Vice President of Strategy
330-988-4568
justinsexten@cattlekrush.com
Columbia, Missouri

Chad Weigel

Vice President of Sales
641-990-6061
chad@cattlekrush.com
​Des Moines, Iowa

Melissa Norby

Director of Marketing
515-450-9321
melissanorby@cattlekrush.com
Osage, Iowa

Hannah Corey

Chief of Staff
515-770-5064
hannahcorey@cattlekrush.com
Ames, Iowa

Sales Team

Kory Lauridsen

National Growth Manager
712-304-0198
korylauridsen@cattlekrush.com
Audubon, Iowa

Zach Byrnes

Inside Sales Manager
319-830-1112
zachbyrnes@cattlekrush.com
Ames, Iowa

Eli Slouha

Growth Manager Eastern Iowa
319-423-1293
elislouha@cattlekrush.com
Mechanicsville, Iowa

Trey Weise

Growth Manager ​Western Iowa
712-210-6376
treywiese@cattlekrush.com​
Manning, Iowa

Kirk Gilbertson

Growth Manager South Dakota
605-881-0071
​​ kirkgilbertson@cattlekrush.com
Watertown, South Dakota

Adam Wolfe

Growth Manager Central Nebraska
916-704-4799
​ adamwolfe@cattlekrush.com
Milford, Nebraska

Alex Burgess

Growth Manager Kansas
620-204-0117
alexburgess@cattlekrush.com
Colwich, Kansas

Hannah Seiver

Growth Manager ​Texas
806-584-4491
​ hannahseiver@cattlekrush.com
Canyon, Texas

Ethan Mino

Inside Sales Specialist
712-461-2764
​ ethanmino@cattlekrush.com
Ames, Iowa

Customer Success

Aleana Riley

Customer Success Manager
515-337-2187
aleanariley@cattlekrush.com
​Ames, Iowa

Tori Scharfenkamp

Customer Success Specialist
515-337-2187
torischarfenkamp@cattlekrush.com
Ames, Iowa

Nicollette Jenkins

Customer Success Specialist
515-337-2187
nicollettejenkins@cattlekrush.com
Ames, Iowa

Meghan Fisher

Sales Support Specialist
515-337-2187
​ meghanfisher@cattlekrush.com
Ames, Iowa

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