June 1, 2021
The Certified Hereford Beef® (CHB) brand welcomed Brenyn Burkholder as the marketing coordinator on June 1.
Brenyn Burkholder is a Texas A&M graduate from Boerne, Texas. She grew up showing livestock and competing in judging events as an active member of 4-H and FFA. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animal science, a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications and journalism, and a certificate in meat science. While in college, she studied abroad with the Animal Science Department in England, Scotland, and Ireland during the summer of 2018.
Brenyn was also a member of the Texas A&M Meat Judging Team and Wool Judging Team. She was an All-American in both Meat Judging and Wool Judging. Brenyn was a founding officer for the Texas A&M Meat Science and Technology Association, the first meat science club in Texas A&M’s history. In founding the organization, she created a brand guide, logo, website, and social media accounts for the association. In its first year, the association provided over 2,000 servings of beef to The 12th Can, an on-campus food pantry at Texas A&M University in collaboration with Cactus Cares. Brenyn was also a member of the College of Agriculture and Life Science Student Council, Sigma Alpha Sorority, Agricultural Communications of Tomorrow, and the Saddle and Sirloin Club.
Brenyn’s work experience uniquely combined her passion for agriculture and communications. For over two years, Brenyn worked as a student assistant for the Path to the Plate program under Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. Through her position, she educated consumers about agriculture and its connection to health by producing more than 20 educational videos, creating more than 250 social media graphics, implementing agriculture campaigns, writing articles on the nutritional value of agriculture products, and assisting with extension events. Brenyn has also worked for Producers Cooperative Association as an inside feed sales assistant. She has interned for FlexTran Animal care, Willoughby Livestock Sales, Show Barn Flix, The State Fair of Texas, and The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.