The Berry Angus Enterprise is managed by Berry
College students, who serve in various roles within the business, such as Chief
Executive Officer, Business Manager, and Cattle Manager.
The C.E.O. is responsible for the overall
coordination of the enterprise; supervising all other employees of the
enterprise. The C.E.O. organizes and
resides over business meetings, provides financial reports to the co-manager (a
Berry college faculty or staff member), and monitors the health of the
herd. The position of C.E.O. is held by
someone who demonstrates maturity, dedication, and who has a basic knowledge of
the beef cattle industry.
The Business Manager is responsible for the
accounting and marketing aspects of the enterprise. Such responsibilities include creating the
budget and keeping the C.E.O. informed of the enterprise’s financial standing.
The Cattle Manager is responsible for the
health of the herd, including nutrition.
The Cattle Manager is also responsible for the maintenance of the
facilities, such as fencing and barns.
He or she must have a basic knowledge of beef cattle systems.
These positions are filled by Berry College
students who display a strong interest in learning the various processes of a
beef cattle operation. All students
involved must practice excellent time-management skills to maintain classroom
responsibilities as well as the responsibilities of the enterprise. A position within the Berry Angus enterprise
provides an excellent opportunity for students to supplement their classroom
experience with real-world application.