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United Producers, Inc. announces hiring of Andy Pinnick as Senior Director of Livestock Marketing

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United Producers, Inc., Press Release

United Producers, Inc. (UPI), the Midwest’s largest livestock marketing cooperative, is pleased to announce the hiring of Andy Pinnick as Senior Director of Livestock Marketing. 

In this role, Pinnick will provide strategic development and leadership, specifically to facility managers and sales representatives within the UPI livestock marketing division.

“Pinnick’s hands-on agricultural expertise and contribution to the industry will make him an excellent addition to our UPI team and we look forward to seeing him put that knowledge to use in this role,” said Mike Bumgarner, UPI president & CEO. “We are confident that under his leadership, our livestock marketing services will continue to grow in the ever-changing agricultural industry for the best interest of our members.”

After graduating from Miami University, Pinnick has spent the last 15 years managing his family farm, where they raise Gelbvieh/Angus cow-calf herds and traditional Boer goat herds. He is actively involved in his county 4-H program, the Ohio High School Rodeo Association and is a member of City Gate Church.

Pinnick currently resides in Lebanon with his wife, Ruth Ann Pinnick, and their four children. He enjoys traveling and spending quality time with his family. Additionally, Pinnick enjoys playing in his country band, Standard Country Time, where they travel all over Ohio to perform.

UPI serves 30,000 members in Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Tennessee and surrounding states, handling approximately 2.5 million head of livestock per year. UPI also offers risk management services, including marketing agreements and brokerage services; and offers competitive credit services for agricultural, farm machinery and livestock financing. For more information, visit or follow United Producers, Inc. on Facebook.