About Us

Lee Mayo, General Manager
Lee is a graduate of Colorado State University and has spent his entire professional career in the beef industry. Immersed in the livestock industry his entire life, Lee and his wife, Katie, also own a registered Hereford operation. Lee also enjoys spending time with his three kids, daughter, Mackenzie, a graduate of Colorado State University; daughter, Lexi, a recent high school graduate planning to attend University of Wyoming, and the state of Colorado 4H President; and young son, Brayson.

Michael Beaver, Cattle Finance Manager
Michael is a Scott City, KS native where he grew up helping on his families diversified grain operation. Michael has over six years experience in the consumer financing industry and has served as HRC Cattle Financing Manager for two years.

Susan Turpin, Office Manager
Susan is originally from Lincoln, KS and has been with HRC for thirty-one years, serving as Office Manager for twenty-one. Susan is very analytical and enjoys working with numbers. Outside of work, Susan enjoys geocaching and traveling the world.

Tina Ellis
Tina grew up on a family operation in Colorado. She has over twenty years experience in the animal health industry, more specifically, pharmaceutical distribution and animal health technology service and support. Tina and her husband, Stacey, currently run a small family operation consisting of a small cowherd, feeder pigs, and dryland wheat. Tina and Stacey also enjoy spending time with their two sons, Dylan and Devin.

Chase Gleason
Chase grew up on a small cow/calf operation in Southeast, KS, and has been actively involved in the livestock industry since. He is a graduate of Kansas State University where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Ag Economics and a Minor in Animal Science and spent his free time judging livestock. Chase has always been interested in risk management and feels that the feedlot industry combines two of his biggest passions – market analysis and cattle.

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