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Gregory Whitis

Gregory Whitis (MAquaculture ’83) is an Alabama Cooperative Extension System aquaculturist at the Alabama Fish Farming Center in Greensboro and has been with extension since 1987. He has an all-Auburn...

Gene Stewart

Gene Stewart (MS animal sciences ’83) is proprietor of Stewart Ranch of Pine Mountain, Georgia, where he breeds LimFlex hybrid cattle. Stewart is retired from the Office of Information Technology...

Jeff McManus

Jeff McManus (BS horticulture ’88) released his second book, “Growing Weeders into Leaders: Leadership Lessons from the Ground Level,” in early 2017. He is the award-winning director of landscape services...

Michael Soutullo

Michael Soutullo (BS biosystems engineering ’80) is vice president of space products and technology with ViaLight Communications and works in Munich, Germany, where he leads a team in developing of...

Tom Simpson

(BS ’85, agronomy and soils) of Homestead, Florida, is an instrumentation technician at Nextera Energy. He is married to Denise Simpson.

Ralph Ricks

(BS ’83, animal sciences) of Pendleton, South Carolina, is a beef research associate at Clemson University. He and wife Ronda have a daughter, Savannah.

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Laurel Gardner

(BS '86, biology, (pre-vet option) and husband Mike (BS '86,animal science) live in Auburn, where she is associate veterinarian at Pet Vet Animal Health Center. She also works one day...

Kirsten Conrad Buhls

BS ’80, horticulture) of Arlington, Virginia, is an extension agent with Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia Tech University, providing leadership for the agriculture natural resources programs of Arlington County and...

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Boles Pegues III

(BS ’85, ag business and economics) and wife Lynn (BS ’85, ag business and economics) live in Opelika. He is executive vice president at River Bank & Trust in Auburn....