Accomplishment Award Winners

The Accomplishment Award was established to recognize up-and-coming AAMP members who have made strides in the meat industry. The award will honor a person or persons who have, for example, achieved outstanding company growth, successfully developed a new product, invention or service, or launched a noteworthy marketing campaign.


  • 2018    Louis & Amy Fantasma, Paradise Locker Meats, Trimble, MO
  • 2017    Jason & Erica Hering, Ralph’s Packing Company, Perkins, OK
  • 2016    Alan and Carol Waggoner, Yoder Meats, Yoder, KS
  • 2015    Jennifer Witthaus, Jonesburg, MO
  • 2014    Thomas Frickenschmidt, Lockwood Packing Company, Lockwood, MO
  • 2013    Brian Engle, Pioneer Meats, Big Timber, MT
  • 2012    Doug Hankes, Thrushwood Farms Quality Meats, Galesburg, IL
  • 2011    Andy Cloud, Clouds Meats Inc., Carthage, MO
  • 2010    Tyson Wibbenmeyer, Stonie’s Sausage Shop Inc., Perryville, MO
  • 2009    Jon Frohling, Frohling Meats Inc., Hecla, SD
  • 2008    Jacob Sailer, Sailers Food Market & Meat Processors, Inc., Elmwood, WI
  • 2007    Jolene Heikens, Triple T Specialty Meats, Inc., Ackley, IA
  • 2006    David Samuels, Esposito’s Finest Quality Sausage Products, New York, NY
  • 2005    Kevin Western, Western’s Smokehouse, Greentop, MO
  • 2004    Homer Krehbiel, Krehbiel’s Specialty Meats, McPherson, KS
  • 2003    Charles “Chas” Armitage, Jr., Uncle Charley’s Restaurant, Vandergrift, PA
  • 2002    Rick Reams, R.J.’s Fresh Meats, Hudson, WI
  • 2001    Chad & Courtney Lottman, C & C Processing, Diller, NE
  • 2000    Jason Jennings, Jennings Premium Meats, New Franklin, MO
  • 1999    Gregory A. Johnson, Miltona Custom Meats & Sausage, Miltona, MN
  • 1998    Ron Godshall, Godshall’s Quality Meats Inc., Telford, PA
  • 1997    Gary L. Parrett, Parrett’s Meat Processing, Flora, IN
  • 1996    Dennis L. Schaardt, Den’s Country Meats, Table Rock, NE
  • 1995    Stephen W. Boyer, The Country Butcher, Inc., Ellington, CT
  • 1994    Melvin Edes, Edes Custom Meats Inc., Amarillo, TX
  • 1993    Barbara & Lloyd Hess, Hess BBQ Catering, PA