Our People

MAKING IT COUNT

For over half a century, Sanderson Farms’ longest tenured active employee, Mary Ann Thibodeaux, has been crunching numbers and making her years at the company “count.” For Thibodeaux, a good, honest career with Sanderson Farms just made sense, regardless of how many cents she counted ov... Read More >

LORRI DEVEREAUX RETIRES AFTER 34 YEARS

Lorri Devereaux has seen a lot of changes during her 34-year tenure with Sanderson Farms. She has seen the industry change multiple times over, yet the former manager of central purchasing says it has all been for the better. Read More >

GEORGE JONES JR. RETIRES AFTER 36 YEARS

With nearly 36 years of tenure with Sanderson Farms, it is safe to say that George Jones Sr. has witnessed exponential company growth throughout the last three and a half decades, and particularly within his line of work in engineering. Read More >

WINNER, WINNER, CHICKEN DINNER!

For Michael Wade, making the decision to become vaccinated against COVID-19 was about protecting himself and his loved ones against the often fatal virus running rampant across the world since early last year. Read More >

Labor of Love

After 78 years of collective service, Robert and Cathy Sloan have retired from Sanderson Farms after enjoying long and accomplished careers in their respective roles within the company. The Sloans embraced the concept that our founders shared of viewing our operation as a “people busine... Read More >

The Toll of Hope

When Shelby Stueber’s fiancé, David Espinosa, asked her to marry him in 2020, cancer was the last thing on her mind, but, in reality, cancer was exactly what was on her brain. What she thought would be a year of wedding planning and investing in her new career at Sanderson Farms, quickl... Read More >

Women in Agriculture: Jennifer Vice

Jennifer Vice has a big job as the Sanderson Farms Corporate Chemist. She is responsible for making sure all the birds under Sanderson Farms’ care are getting the necessary minerals and nutrients they need to grow and be healthy, and that customers are receiving a wholesome product. Read More >

Women in Agriculture: Lily Brooks

This has been a wild year for Lily Brooks, field employee relations manager for Sanderson Farms. As part of her current position, Brooks oversees the Human Resources side of the business, as well as the safety policies and procedures for Production in Waco, Texas. Read More >

Women in Agriculture: Lorri Devereaux

Lorri Devereaux has seen a lot in her 34-year tenure with Sanderson Farms. She has seen the industry change multiple times over, yet the Manager of Central Purchasing says it’s all been for the better. Read More >

Women in Agriculture: Missy Pearce

Missy Pearce knew in high school she wanted to be in agriculture, after growing up around livestock and being very active in Future Farmers of America. So, when she graduated from Mississippi State 19 years ago with a Bachelor of Science degree in AG Extension and Education, she immedia... Read More >