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Meet the Team

Founders of
Jackson Farming Company
Founders of JFC

Brent serves as the Chairmen of the Board of JFC, and his wife, Debbie is the Senior Secretary/ Treasurer. Both still assist in the day-to-day operations, and always are willing to help with any farm duty.

Find more on Brent and Debbie Jackson's story by visiting the history page.

Brent Jackson

Debbie Jackson

Rodney Jackson

President/CEO 

Rodney, the son of Brent and Debbie Jackson, has been managing all Jackson Farming Company farm operations since 2010.  In December 2017, Rodney became President & CEO of JFC. 

Rodney can be reached at rodney@jfcmelons.com

Sales Team 

Matt Solana

Vice President Operations 
With JFC since 2005

Matt's role is to work together with the farm and supermarket customers to supply their needs, product flow, food safety, trace back, insurance, labeling and product specs. 

Additionally, he is the President of the ECGA (Eastern Cantaloupe Growers Association.) Jackson Farming Company is a Certified Grower under ECGA guidelines which are some of the most stringent in the industry.

Reach Matt at mattsolana@jfcmelons.com

W. Blake Jackson


Sales Representative

With JFC since 2008

Blake handles key chain store accounts for JFC.  He also procures produce from new and existing growers. 

Reach Blake at  blakej@jfcmelons.com

Daniel Brown 

Sales Representative
With JFC since 2017

Daniel's job is to develop new business with chain stores and growers, while maintaining his current customer base. He also assists in logistics management.

Reach Daniel at danielbrown@jfcmelons.com

Joy Button 

Sales Represenative & Analyst
With JFC since 2007

Joy is a jack of all trades – Managing key chain store accounts, working with invoicing, grower accounting, and sales analysis. She currently has over 22 years of produce experience.

Reach Joy at joybutton@jfcmelons.com

Ray Anderson

With JFC since 2015

Ray assists our growers in Florida and Georgia in quality control and food safety. He also works with procurement of product and is responsible for managing several key sales accounts.

Ray is USDA trained on inspections of various commodities. 

Reach Ray at rayanderson@jfcmelons.com
Grower Relations Manager &​ Sales Representative

Office Team 

Heather Register


Food Safety Coordinator

With JFC since March 2011​

Heather works with Safety and Food Safety, and also coordinates the H2-A workers.

Reach Heather at hregister@jfcmelons.com

Charlie Siska

Controller
With JFC since 2008

Charlie is responsible for all Corporate Accounting, Payroll, Granery Accounting and Insurance.

Reach Charlie at csiska@jfcmelons.com

Production Team 

Darby Lynch

Packing  Shed Manager
With JFC since 2011

Darby supervises our packing sheds and warehouses.  He coordinates harvests, packing of products, and food safety within the packing sheds.

Reach Darby at dlynch@jfcmelons.com

Stacy Faircloth

Shop Manager
With JFC since 2015

Stacy manages the farm and truck shop.  He also manages the row crops at JFC.

Reach Stacy at shop@jfcmelons.com

Tony Hunt


Tony has been our longest working employee at JFC,
since 1992!

We appreciate his commitment to our company and for his willingness to go above and beyond.

Tony directly oversees all of our truck and trailer services. He works daily with freight safety, repair inquiries, and driver relations.
Senior Freight Manager

Grace Grains Team

James Norris

General Manager
With JFC since 2011

James is the General Manager of Grace Grains and supervises all operations within. 


Tiffany Horne

Office Manager
With JFC since 2017

Tiffany manages the office at Grace Grains.  She adjust grain qoutes to market trends that correlate with the Chicago Mercantile Exchage.  She is also cordinates the shipping and recieving of commodities.

Reach Tiffany at tiffanyhorne@jfcmelons.com

Additional Team Members

John Michael Wooten

Summer Intern
With JFC since 2014

John Michael is a student at NC State University, majoring in Aerospace Engineering. He is from Spivey Corner, NC. 

He assists with shipping orders, food safety, mechanics and loading dock management. 

Michael Matthews

Roy Williams

Humberto
Corona

Usiel
Migule

Toby 
Ranch

Mike Miller

Ray West