TUCKER, Ga. – The US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) recently named Stephen “Steve” Herring as controller.
Herring will oversee the association’s financial operations including investments, budget, audits and purchasing. Additionally, he will lead the development, continuing assessment, refinement and integrity of financial, informational technology, and business practices and procedures. Herring succeeds Seals Burdell, CPA, who is retiring in the spring.
“USPOULTRY is excited to welcome Steve to our organization,” said John Starkey, USPOULTRY president. “We are confident that his strong financial background, combined with his extensive poultry industry experience, will be an asset to USPOULTRY’s ability to serve the industry.”
Herring earned a bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from the Univ. of Georgia. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants.
“I am pleased to join the USPOULTRY team,” Herring said. “The association is made up of professionals in their fields who are dedicated to the support of the industry, and I look forward to my role in helping accomplish our mission.”