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Our story

From humble


Formed from two leading poultry companies with humble roots in farm supply and feed manufacturing, Wayne-Sanderson Farms is built on over a century’s worth of industry expertise and excellence in operation.

To the Third Largest poultry producer

As the nation’s third-largest poultry producer, our more than 26,000 team members, and over 2,000 family farmers are dedicated to delivering high-quality, affordable poultry products to customers and consumers around the world. By leveraging our strong operating culture and industry-leading teams, the company is committed to do what is right, and what is best for our stakeholders — our team members, our growers, our customers, our communities, and our shareholders. That’s what makes Wayne-Sanderson Farms a truly AMAZING Company.

With a diverse portfolio of brands, Wayne-Sanderson Farms offers a variety of fresh and prepared foods that help nourish the globe.

By the numbers


High Quality Fresh and Prepared Poultry Brands


Processing and Prepared-Foods Plants


Proud Employees


Family Farmers

Our Facilities

We are located in the southeast


Our farms and facilities reach from North Carolina to Texas.

Purpose and Mission

Quality poultry products, produced ethically and sustainably

We aim to meet the demand for affordable and nutritious proteins while also prioritizing animal welfare, environmental stewardship, and community engagement.

Our Values

We don’t just do things right – we do the right thing

As the third largest poultry producer in the nation, we are proud to offer high-quality products that reflect our Company’s core values. Behind every decision, action, and product, you will find a reflection of our Company vision and mission. It is how we stay true to our principles, our customers, and our goal of delivering an amazing poultry experience for every individual that encounters our Company and our products. Our thousands of team members and family farm partners live out those ideals every day, and because of their hard work and dedication, we continue to positively contribute to local communities and economies everywhere we operate. Simply put, we could not be successful without our amazing people. Together, we make chicken amazing.

Our Leadership

Get to know our leadership team

Our experienced leadership team guides operations and strategy and works towards achieving our mission while staying true to our values.

Clint Rivers
President, Chief Executive Officer
T.J. Wolfe
Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer
Kevin McDaniel
Chief Operating Officer
Pamela Roach
Chief Human Resources Officer
Jeremy Kilburn
Chief Legal & Compliance Officer
Juan DeVillena
Senior Vice President of Quality Assurance and Food Safety
Aaron Leach
Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and General Manager of Prepared Foods
Michael Crump
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Fresh
Tom Bell
Vice President of Prepared Food Sales
Randy Keene
Vice President of Fresh Sales
David Gadd
Vice President of Retail Sales