The Red Angus Association of America is pleased to welcome Josh Taylor to its commercial marketing department as a marketing specialist. Taylor will play a crucial role in the Association’s strategy to bring a wide variety of marketing solutions to the industry, while simultaneously assisting commercial producers with their profitability goals.

“We are thrilled to welcome Josh to the Red Angus staff,” said Harold Bertz, RAAA director of commercial marketing. “He adds years of beef industry experience to the team and his vast network will be a great asset to RAAA. Josh stood out among a strong pool of applicants and will quickly connect with Red Angus producers.”

Taylor, of Perkins, Oklahoma, has a passion for beef production and has worked closely with seedstock producers for more than 20 years. His most recent role was as the cow herd manager for Griswold Cattle Company where he oversaw reproduction and data collection for the operation. Taylor is also an accomplished livestock evaluator, judging numerous national cattle shows across the nation including the Denver Stock Show, the North American International Livestock Exposition and the American Royal. He has also judged cattle shows in Europe and Canada.

“The future of the Red Angus breed has created a wave of excitement across the industry, and I am honored and privileged to join such a great organization,” said Taylor. “I look forward to cultivating relationships with producers and helping them promote the Red Angus breed.”

Outside of his career pursuits, Taylor and his family have their own herds of cattle and Boer goats. He is actively involved in the American Boer Goat Association and judges several shows throughout the year. Taylor is also very involved at the local level in youth livestock and education initiatives.

Taylor began his new role with the commercial marketing department on March 13. He can be reached at or (918) 605-5139.

By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.