The Team

Sales & Nutrition Team

The Sales and Nutrition team here at Brown's Feeds is knowledgable, friendly, and experienced. Our team focuses on customer service and working with the producer to achieve the goals of each farm. We work hard every day to bring you the service you need.

Neil Kratzer 

General Manager & VP Sales Manager

Neil was raised on a small dairy and large Christmas tree farm in Northampton County, PA.  He is a graduate of Delaware Valley University with a degree in Dairy Science and minor in Business.  Neil has a diverse knowledge of agriculture and is specifically strong in poultry and dairy feeds. He will be working with our Sales Team and nutritional staff with our grower/farmer customers and feed formulations for our feeds. His years of retail business ownership will provide a resource of experience for improving feed distribution to our retailers too. As the General Manager, Neil will use his business skills to implement strategy and procedures for a successful transition of the feed division to the 6th generation.  Neil enjoys bike riding, auto racing and traveling when not at the feed mill.

Email:neilkratzer@brownsfeeds.com 

Steve Shetterly

Feed Consultant Specialist - Perry, Cumberland, Schuylkill & Dauphin County

Steve was raised on an Aryshire farm in Northern Dauphin county.  He earned his Bachelors of Science degree from Delaware Valley College in Dairy Science.  He was a herdsman on a 100 cow dairy and herd manager on a 450 cow dairy before coming to work for Brown's Feeds in 1999.

Email: stevenshetterly@brownsfeeds.com

Jake Westbrook

Feed Consultant Specialist - Northampton & Monroe County, PA and New Jersey

Jake was born and raised on a dairy farm in Sussex County New Jersey, where he was active in 4-H and showing cattle.  He received his B.S. degree from Sacred Heart University in Connecticut.  After coming back to the farm, he ran his own 40 cow herd for about 6 years.  He joined the Brown's staff in May 2010.

Email: jakewestbrook@brownsfeeds.com

Courtney Smith

Poultry & Swine Specialist

Courtney grew up on her family's cow/calf and crop farm in Northampton County.  She graduated from the Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Animal Science.  She has a background in processing and servicing poultry accounts.

Email: courtneysmith@brownsfeeds.com

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Brandon Grumbine

Feed Consultant Specialist - Berks, Lebanon and Lancaster County

Brandon is a  2015 graduate of Penn State University where he obtained his B.S. in Animal Science.  He grew up on a 120 cow dairy farm in Bethel, PA.  Brandon and his wife own some registered Holsteins that they enjoy taking to shows.

Email: brandongrumbine@brownsfeeds.com

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Lauren (Wasser) Nye

Animal Nutritionist 

Lauren grew up in Dauphin county and was heavily involved in her local 4-H clubs.  She graduated from Delaware Valley University with a degree in Animal Science.  She has a background in feed formulation, animal performance, and servicing client accounts.

Email: laurenwasser@brownsfeeds.com