President & CEO

Dan is a graduate of the University of Missouri and has a degree in Animal Science. He joined the New Horizon Farms team in 2022 and enjoys the commitment the company has for driving innovation and continuous improvement.

Dan has worked in the swine industry for almost 40 years and his prior work experience includes Country View Family Farms, most recently, and prior to that, 16 years with The Maschhoffs.

Dan and his wife Colleen, reside in Sioux Falls, SD. Their family includes three grown children, Michael, Danielle, and David.



Partner & Production Manager

Jerry is a partner in New Horizon Farms and oversees all sow farm production teams.

Jerry was born and raised on a farm outside of Brookings, SD. He attended Lake Area Vocational Tech and graduated with a degree in Ag Production. He has been with New Horizon Farms since its creation in 1993. Jerry and his wife Leslie, live near Hardwick, MN. Their family includes three grown children, Ashley, Mitch and Hayden.



Chief Financial Officer

Erin is a graduate of Southwest State University and has a degree in business finance. She joined the New Horizon Farms team in 2014 and enjoys the family atmosphere of the company.

Her prior work experience included two years with Schwan’s Home Service as a corporate auditor and 13 years as the controller of the accounting department with Pipestone System.

Erin and her husband Kevin live in Pipestone along with their four children.



Human Resource Manager

Mary graduated from Southwest State University and has been in the swine industry for over 10 years. She is passionate about her position and the work philosophy of New Horizon Farms. Mary is very engaged and finds satisfaction in establishing great teams for all the New Horizon Farms’ facilities. In addition, she enjoys New Horizon Farms’ commitment to excellence and the generosity that is extends to the surrounding communities.

Mary and her husband, Randy have two grown sons, Dylan and Walker.




Allan joined New Horizon Farms in 2006 as the Wean to Nursey Production Manager. Through Allan’s hard work and commitment to the organization he was promoted to his current role in 2014.

Allan’s prior work experience includes extensive work in sow production and finishing. Allan enjoys working in the swine industry and truly values the experiences gained by working in the farrow to finish units.

Allan believes New Horizon Farms is an excellent company to work for and one of the nicest things is the family atmosphere.


Creighton Schroyer

Safety & Quality Assurance Manager

Details coming soon.


Frankie Guardado

Nursery Supervisor

Details coming soon.


Dean Ford

Grow/Finish Supervisor

Dean has lived in Pipestone County most of his life.  A few years out of high school Dean went into the United States Navy.

Returning to Pipestone Dean worked in the swine industry as a Gestational Training Technician & Sow Barn Assistant Manager.  Joining New Horizon Farms in 2012 Dean now works on the other side of production as a Grow / Finisher Supervisor.

Dean and wife, Sandi have 4 grown children Angie, Chris, Brianna and Aubrie along with 5 grandchildren.


Ashley Butman

Grow/Finish Supervisor

Ashley started her career with New Horizon Farms in 2004, after completing high school.  She worked as the Farrowing Lead in New Horizon Farms largest sow facility for 8 years.  In 2012 Ashley’s career took a different path when she entered the Grow Finish side of the Company.  There, Ashley managed a finishing barn until 2015 when she was promoted to a Grow Finish Supervisor.

Ashley and her husband, Justin live on the family farm outside of Pipestone, MN and have three children, Braden, Bergan, & Barrett.

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We work every day to drive innovation and maintain our competitive edge in the industry. We are always looking for new ways to raise animals more efficiently.