Our Team

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brent Booker

Owner/CEO

 

Brent joined the family business in 1989, working during summer breaks in the processing plant. During high school and college, he worked as 2nd shift shipping supervisor.  After college he worked in processing as the assistant supervisor.  After some time, his father and then President, Vince Booker, had health problems and Brent become VP and eventually President of the family business.  Brent has worked at the family business most of his life.  He is currently serving on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of United Egg Producers and also serves as President of the Midwest Foods Association, a member purchasing co-op.

 

 

 

Jason Wallis

General Manager


Jason has been the general manager of Country Charm Eggs since February 2019 after working in the broiler industry. He is responsible for operations, inventory management, and planning.

 

 

 

 

Brad Zimmerman

Controller

 

Brad worked in the newspaper business with Gannett Corp for 17 years before joining Country Charm in 2006. He is responsible for all financial aspects as well as accounting and office personnel for Country Charm and our related companies.

 

 

 

Dewayne Wood

Transportation & Purchasing


Dewayne worked for another local poultry company before coming to Country Charm in 1997.  He is in charge of 29 drivers who log over 1,600,000 miles per year.  He also manages 10 warehouse employees who handle all incoming and outgoing egg deliveries.  He makes sure that the 468,000,000 eggs we produce each year make it to our customers on time and farm fresh.

 

 

 

Jimmy McIntrye

Processing Manager

 

Jimmy has worked for Country Charm on and off since 1989.  He returned full time in 2003 and has experience in transportation and loading.  He was promoted to Processing Manager in 2017.  He makes sure the 1,200,000 eggs per day that we handle are graded, packaged and ready to fill our customers’ orders.

 

 

 

Anthony Watkins

Quality Assurance


Anthony worked at Country Charm in high school and college. After getting a degree in civil engineering from Georgia Southern Polytech, he spent 11 years with the Georgia DOT. He rejoined Country Charm in 2010 and started work on our SQF (Safe Quality Foods) program. He is over all SQF and HACCP programs; and oversees compliance with numerous state and federal requirements.

 

 

 

Nathan Phillips

Live Production Manager

 

Nathan joined Country Charm in 2015 as our Live Production Manager.  He is a graduate of Clemson University with a degree in Animal and Veterinary Science.  He worked for 12 years for Pilgrim's Pride Corporation in several positions before coming to Country Charm.  Nathan makes sure that our 1,800,000 hens are healthy, happy, and laying eggs.

 

 

Zach Davis

Special Projects & Cattle

 

Zach worked at Country Charm in high school loading trucks.  He came back and joined our team in 2014.  He is over all our construction and equipment projects, as well as overseeing our cattle program and maintaining our nearly 1000 acres of land.

 

 

 

Steve Gordon

Maintenance Manager

Steve came to us from another egg company in 2009.  He was instrumental in helping with our transition into our new location in 2010.  He is in charge of maintaining our grading equipment, egg flow, and other processing equipment. 

 

 

 

 

 

Kyle Cassel

Farm Manager

Kyle has been working at Country Charm since 2017 after working for USDA-AMS as a shell egg inspector. Kyle has experience in transportation before being promoted to farm manager. He is responsible for inline farm operations and employees.

 

                                                  

 

 

Chloe Kleinheinz

Farm Manager

Chloe has been with Country Charm since 2019 after getting a degree in poultry science from the University of Georgia. Chloe started as a supervisor but was quickly promoted into the management team. She is responsible for inline farm operations and employees.

 

 

 

Arturo Arteaga Jr. 

Farm Maintenance Manager

Arturo has been with Country Charm since June 2014. He started off working in trnsportation ​but was promoted to Farm Maintenance Manager in August 2019. He is in charge of all farm maintenance at Country Charm.

 

 

 

 

As you can see, Country Charm has many long term and experienced employees and managers. A company is only as good as its employees.  We would not enjoy the success we have, if it were not for these dedicated employees.