Greg’s career with Weeks Family Farms began in 1996, working part time helping out with field work and livestock. 2016 was Greg’s 20th harvest with Weeks Family Farms. He has always taken a week or two of vacation to help harvest over those twenty years while he worked a full time job in Hastings.
In 2016, Greg began full time employment with Weeks Family Farms as Operations Supervisor. He handles the day-to-day activities surrounding crop production, planning, budgeting and employee supervision. .
Greg’s full time career was in the welding supply industry working for Matheson/LinWeld. He held many positions being there for 25 years, including warehouse, route sales, store supervisor and finally as an outside salesman managing large industrial accounts with automation, lasers, and other various industrial and technology needs with regards to fabrication and welding. These positions equipped Greg with valuable skills to put to use at Weeks Family Farms such as organization and inventory management, employee management, customer relations, Lean-6 training along with his structural welding certification from Central Community College along with becoming a Certified Welding Supervisor for the American Welding Society. Greg’s electronics experience in the welding industry has lent itself well to the farm in diagnosing issues on our pivot irrigation systems.
Greg and his wife Rachel have a son, Landon, and reside in Hastings. When not at work, their lives revolve around “chasing” Landon’s activities, whether it be sports or academic.
Greg has a love for the outdoors and enjoys hunting, fishing and baseball.