Federation Division Vice Chair
Brad Hastings of Amarillo, Texas, is the Co-Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Cactus Feeders, Inc. Cactus Feeders operates ten feedyards finishing more than one million cattle each year. The employee-owned diverse agricultural company also runs stockers on wheat and grass and manages cattle and hog operations in six states.
For more than 27 years Hastings has held leadership roles within the agricultural industry including Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of companies that operate in the beef packing, cattle feeding, hog production and pork packing sectors. He is active with the Texas Cattle Feeders Association, has served on the Beef Promotion Operating Committee as well as NCBA’s Tax & Credit and Finance & Audit Committees, and is currently the Chairman of the Texas Beef Council. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with an accounting concentration from Iowa State University.
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