Meet the People

President & CEO
Chalmers R. Carr III

As president and CEO of Titan Farms, Chalmers is involved in Titan Farms from the office to the field. He oversees operations from the daily packing of the peaches to laying plastic in the vegetable field. Chalmers earned his bachelor’s of science degree in Agricultural Economics from Clemson University and is a member of the South Carolina Agriculture Commission. Chalmers is also treasurer of the South Carolina Peach Council, chairman of the South Carolina Farm Bureau Labor Committee and past chairman of the American Farm Bureau Labor Committee. Chalmers serves on the Executive Board of the Palmetto AgriBusiness Council and is a member of the Palmetto Institute Ag Advisory Board Executive Committee. Chalmers began his farming career in Madison, Florida farming peaches and vegetables in 1990 and has been with Titan Farms since 1995. Chalmers and his wife Lori Anne have two children, Chalmers IV and Carly Anne.

Vice President / Administrative Manager
Lori Anne Carr

Lori Anne is the Vice-President and Administrative Manager for Titan Farms, supervising Human Resources and the administration of the H2A worker program along with marketing and promotion of the farm and its various entities. She also manages the operation of Sara’s Roadside Stand. Lori Anne earned her degree in Elementary Education from Clemson University & a Master’s Degree in Administration and Supervision. She is a member of the Clemson University Board of Visitors, Clemson University Foundation Board, Midlands Area BB&T Advisory Board, Migrant and Seasonal Farm Worker Commission and serves as a member of the Old 96 Tourism Commission. Lori Anne has worked with her husband Chalmers in growing and enhancing Titan Farms since 1999.

Managers
Hap Carr
Packing Facility Director/Food Safety Manager

Hap Carr is the coordinator of the Titan’s extensive food safety and security program. He also serves as packing house manager, handling the farm's daily packing house operations. Hap earned his degree in Industrial Management from Clemson University and is retired from the United States Air Force. He has been with Titan Farms since 1999.

Esperanza Orozco
Director of Production Operations

Esperanza Orozco has been with Titan Farms since 1996. Hope, as she is affectionately known, serves as Titan’s H-2A Coordinator, Food Safety and Security Program Assistant Manager, Packing Shed Assistant Manager for peaches, and Packing Shed Manager for Bell Pepper and Broccoli. She also manages quality control for each commodity and supervises the team of workers employed in the packing shed.

Jason Rodgers
Vice President of Operations

Jason Rodgers is the Vice President of Operations for Titan Farms. He oversees management of the farm and production for both the vegetable and peach operations. His duties include handling crop rotation, plasticulture installation, land fumigation, irrigation, crop protection and fertilization, land maintenance, harvesting, and packing shed operations. Jason is highly involved in the community currently serving as chairman for the Saluda County Development Partnership. He was awarded the 2015 South Carolina Ambassador for Economic Development for Saluda County through the Department of Commerce. Jason is also an advocate for Farm Bureau policy by serving as South Carolina Farm Bureau’s appointee to the American Farm Bureau National Legislative Committee. Jason is a Saluda County native where he currently resides with his wife, Rebecca, and daughter, Emma. Jason attended Clemson University where he graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Mechanization and Business with a minor in Business. He has been with Titan Farms since 1995.

Amancio Palma
Director of Field Operations

Amancio Palma is a Farm Manager for Titan Farms, handling the farm's H2A Labor, Field Labor Operations, Labor Camp Management, and Field Sanitation. Amancio has been in the agricultural industry for over 35 years and with Titan Farms since 1993.

Dwight Harmon
Farm Operations and Production Manager

Dwight Harmon is a farm manager for Titan Farms, handling the farm's cultivation, spraying, planting, and irrigation systems. Dwight has been in the agricultural industry for over 40 years and with Titan Farms since 2006.

Johnny Freeman
Irrigation System Installation & Maintenance, Equipment Management

Johnny Freeman is an Assistant Farm Manager at Titan Farms. Handling the peach and vegetable irrigation systems and operations of the daily irrigation schedules, he has been in the agriculture industry since he was in high school.

Ross Williams
Director of Packing Operations

Ross is responsible for implementing, directing, training, and validating the SQF Food Safety Program, including, Good Agricultural Practices, Good Manufacturing Practices, Pre Requisite Programs and Food Security and defense. Ross has been with Titan Farms since 2008.

Adam Mattson
Director of Building Construction & Facility Maintenance, Equipment Management, Compliance Agent

Adam helps to keep all the facilities in and around the Titan farms in order. Adam has been with Titan since 2012.

Padget Cowan
Human Resources Director
Farm Assistant Managers
Sergio Tomayo
Fresh Product Receiving & Crop Protection Manager

Sergio Tamayo works with our traceability system of receiving the peaches from the field. He ensures all bins are scanned and prepared for packing. This allows us to trace the peaches from field, to packing. Sergio has been with Titan Farms since 1996.

Miguel Orozco
Packing House Shipping Manager

Miguel Orozco is a vital part of the daily shipping operations at Titan Farms including packing, storing, shipping, and handling orders for all of our product shipments. Miguel has been with Titan Farms since 1997.

Corey Harmon
Director of Vegetable Operations
Administrative Support
Beth Johnes
Executive Assistant
Hillary Barrow
Executive Administrative Assistant
Kiona Anderson
Operations Administrative Assistant
Beth McCreery
Receptionist & Administrative Assistant
Rose Cockrell
Procurement Manager
Kinsley Miller
Administrative Assistant
Raymond Ruth
Director of IT
Accounting
Sue McGuire
Comptroller
Stormee Cato
Accounting
Barbara Fulmer
Accounting
Maintenance Supervisors
Cliff Long
Shop Manager
Interns
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Titan Farms
5 R. W. DuBose Road  |  Ridge Spring, South Carolina 29129
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5150 Edgefield Road   |  Trenton, South Carolina 29847