The American Brahman Breeders Association Board of Directors is proud to announce that Ashley Hughes has been selected as the new Executive Vice President of the American Brahman Breeders Association.
With a resume that includes association leadership and management positions with organizations including the Florida Cattlemen’s Association, Florida Beef Council, Georgia Cattlemen’s Association and Georgia Beef Board, Ms. Hughes has also served in the primary operations management and cattle procurement roles for feedlot/preconditioning yards in Florida and Georgia.
“The selection of Ashley Hughes as the new Executive Vice President for our Association is a decision that will ensure the longevity of our breed association, create new opportunities for our members and youth, and help us continue to solidify our unique role in the cattle industry in the United States and around the world,” said George Kempfer, President of the American Brahman Breeders Association. “With her incredible background and experience, her creative and exciting approach to operations management and her impeccable record of producing results, we agree that Ms. Hughes is an invaluable addition to the ABBA team.
“I am incredibly honored to receive this appointment for such an outstanding Association,” said Ashley Hughes, Executive Vice President of the American Brahman Breeders Association. “My goals include cultivating an atmosphere of community and productivity to enable our membership to conduct profitable business, increase communication at all levels and work with ABBA leaders to update the strategic plan and the goals of the Association. I am proud to partner with such an incredible, knowledgeable Board of Directors to benefit not only our membership, but the Brahman breed as a whole.”
In addition to daily operations, Ms. Hughes is responsible for inspiring and leading focus toward accomplishing ABBA goals, bringing a working knowledge of the livestock industry and the role of American Brahman cattle within the industry, having an understanding of modern registry and performance programs and all aspects of the recording and management of such data involved.
About The American Brahman Breeders Association
The American Brahman Breeders Association (ABBA) is the world registry for Brahman cattle, the #1 beef breed for efficiency, hybrid vigor and environmental adaptability. The ABBA was founded in 1924 as the official breed registry of American Brahman cattle in the United States. Founded with an original mission to maintain parentage and ownership records of American Brahman cattle, the ABBA has grown to provide an array of member services, educational opportunities and programs to assist the profitability of members. The ABBA is internationally-recognized as a leading beef cattle association with a wide array of programs to assist the profitability of members and currently headquartered in Houston, Texas. To learn more, visit https://www.brahman.org/.