President and CEO
Geoff Haney joined Cape & Son in 2002 and was elected President and CEO in 2012. He has been leading Cape & Son’s strategic growth and new market development over the past decade and continues to seek out new opportunities to add long term value to the company. Haney serves on several nonprofit boards and is a director for First Financial Bank Abilene. He is a graduate of the Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Program, a past chairman of United Way of Abilene, and a past president of the Cottonseed and Feed Association. Geoff studied at the Royal Agricultural College in Cirencester, England and earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University.
Murray has a long history of owning, operating, and investing in very successful private companies. In the mid 1970’s, he founded and developed a startup irrigation company in the San Joaquin Valley of California. Subsequently, Edwards returned to Texas and purchased the controlling interest of a regional animal feed milling company which he expanded into four large-scale manufacturing operations in three states. Currently, Edwards maintains ownership and board membership in several private companies. In addition to serving as a principal in Cape & Son, he also serves as a director of First Financial Bankshares, a leading West Texas financial institution. Murray has a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas A&M University and a MBA from the Harvard Business School.
Lance Barnett joined Cape & Son in 2014 as a Commodity Trader. He is responsible for the company’s cottonseed rail and barge business and manages international sales to Mexico. Lance is fluent in Spanish and worked for Chiquita Brands for 17 years in Global Quality, Logistics, and Banana Production. Lance serves on the board for Funds for Children and he volunteers for the Boy Scouts of America. Currently he serves on the board of the Cottonseed Feed Association. Lance earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University and a Masters in International Management from Thunderbird University in Glendale, Arizona.
Russell Harred is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Masters of Agribusiness degree and a B.S. in Animal Science. He has been with Cape & Son since 2010, and is the lead merchandiser for feed ingredients.
Alex Tomaras joined Cape and Son in 2017 as the Logistics Manager. His expertise in logistics stems from experience working for Schneider National, along with his role as Logistics Coordinator for Gillig LLC, the second-largest transit bus manufacturer in North America. Alex graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.