The American Angus Association welcomes Will Mayfield of Pulaski, Tenn., as the new regional manager for Delaware, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. His duties begin in late May of this year.
The Angus Association has always been a huge part of my life,” Mayfield says. “It is an honor to serve the members and show others what the Angus industry can offer.”
Mayfield will represent Angus at various cattle events and sales throughout the region. Ask him questions about Association programs and services, or for help locating Angus seedstock. He can also advise producers on marketing opportunities available through the Association.
"Will is a great fit to our team, and we look forward to seeing what he brings to our Angus producers and the future of the business breed,” says Bryce Schumann, the Association’s chief executive officer. “We hope farmers and ranchers in the Eastern region call on Will for advice with their operations.”
A native of Tennessee, Mayfield is a graduate of the University of Tennessee (UT) with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in animal science. Mayfield grew up near Pulaski on Mayfield Angus Farm where he assisted with the herd’s beef nutrition, genetic evaluation and artificial insemination.
His past experience includes work as an undergraduate assistant and graduate research assistant for UT; intern for Genex CRI of Baton Rouge, La.; and involvement in his families registered Angus herd and grain farming operation. Mayfield was also a member of the UT livestock judging team in 2008 and served as the assistant coach in 2010 and 2011. He is a past member of the National Junior Angus Association and Tennessee Junior Angus Association.