Feb. 14 2023 01:58 PM

Christin Keeffer, Clay Stanger and Thomas Frangione join sales team across the US.

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RP Nutrients, Inc. is pleased to announce three new additions to their Technical Sales Team, Christin Keeffer, Clay Stanger and Thomas Frangione. In this new capacity, Keeffer will be responsible for the Midwest region, Stanger the Northwest and Frangione the Northeast. Each Technical Sales Manager will be responsible for achieving sales objectives for RP Nutrients product portfolio which includes Evonik’s Mepron®, K-pron® and Landus’s SoyChlor®.

Before joining RP Nutrients, Christin Keeffer served as the Feedmill and Feed Division Manager for Pearl City Elevator.

According to James Rohrer, CEO of RP Nutrients, “We are very pleased to have Christin join our team. She will be an asset in the years to come that allows us to provide our customers with the high-quality products and services they deserve.”

Keffer has worked in the Agricultural Industry and more specifically Animal Nutrition for 12 years. She is a graduate of University of Wisconsin-Platteville with a major in Animal Science and is very excited to become more directly involved in the dairy industry with both suppliers and producers in the Midwest. Outside of work you can find her at sporting events with her four kids, enjoying a UTV ride or volunteering in her community.

Clay Stanger has been appointed Technical Sales Manager Northwest. Prior to joining RP Nutrients, Stanger spent four years as Account Manager for Land View, Inc. after several years in Sales and Support roles.

“I am thrilled to welcome Clay to our organization,” said John Dale, President of RP Nutrients, “with his deep roots in agriculture I’m certain our customers will benefit from his experience, knowledge and capability in his new role.”

Born and raised in Idaho, Stanger’s father was a farmer so you could say he grew up in the agricultural world. He has spent the last 14 years on the animal side working with custom-blend minerals and consulting on the silage side. In the last 4 years he has been involved in product and business development and is excited to work with nutritionists, dairies, and feed mills. In his free time Stanger enjoys biking, skiing, and the great outdoors.

Thomas Frangione has been appointed Technical Sales Manager Northeast. Before joining RP Nutrients, Frangione served as the National Account Manager, Animal Nutrition Division for Archer Daniels Midland Company.

“Thomas has a lot of experience, and we could not be more excited that he has joined our team. We are confident he will ensure long-term value and profitability for our customers in the Northeast” said Kari Blazei, Sales Director of RP Nutrients.

Frangione received a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and went on to receive a master’s degree in Animal Breeding & Improvement from the University of New Hampshire. With years of experience working in Animal Health & Nutrition, Frangione has developed a passion for production agriculture, especially dairy. Outside of work, he enjoys sports especially downhill and cross-country skiing in the winter and umpiring youth baseball and softball in the summer.

RP Nutrients, Inc. was established in 2008 with the vision to bring innovative and well-researched products to market. Based in East Troy, WI, their sales team spans the entire United States with deep relationships at all levels of the industry. RP Nutrients is the exclusive distributor for Evonik's Mepron®, an encapsulated rumen-stable source of methionine, and K-pron®, a potassium supplement with a high level of purity. In addition, they have created a collaboration agreement with Landus's SoyChlor®.

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