Red & Ira Stroud

Red & Ira Stroud
Office Dogs

Ira Stroud:

Age 9 months: Enthusiastic and learning the ropes, originally from the Morgantown area. He is enjoying a new city.

Responsibilities: Soliciting belly rubs & learning “sit”

Favorite Part Of Your Job:  When the meat shop staff comes to visit

Song That Describes Your Life:   Shut Down - The Beach Boys

Food Item You Can't Run Out Of: Whatever Red is eating

Biggest Fear:  Missing out on a good playtime


Red Stroud:

Age 12: Mostly retired these days. He is an expert in sheep and lamb production. His early career was at a sheep farm in Greenbrier county where his enthusiasm was too pronounced and after running several lambs to death he retired to a comfortable office job indoors. 

Responsibilities:  Checking Dennis’s office for dog treats.

Favorite Part Of Your Job:  Checking Dennis’s office floor for good dog treats.

Song That Describes Your Life:  Working Man’s Blues- Merle Haggard

Food Item You Can't Run Out Of: Lamb

Biggest Fear(s):  Thunderstorms, Dickinson, and everyone other than Annie

More Team

Jason Jean

Vice President

Dickinson Gould


Angela Gould

Chief Operating Officer

Vickie Vassar

Director of Purchasing

Robert Tyler

Charleston Area

Taylor Jones

Accounts Receivable

Sierra Jones

Office & Food Safety Manager

John Haddy, Jr.

General Manager

Brian Reed

Operations Manager

Jason Halstead

Meat Production Supervisor

Chris Linville

Meat Cutter

Bruce Hannigan

Meat Cutter

Travis Lawrence


Chris Knapp

Parkersburg & Huntington, WV


Office Dog Retiree

Sarah Page

Summer Intern Emeritus

Bethel Pierson

Meat Cutter

J.R. Higginbotham

Deliveryperson Extraordinaire

Dave Cole

Deliveryperson Extraordinaire

Estavon Bowles

Packaging and Labeling

Jim Sturm


Jordan Kirk

Evening Shift Supervisor

Dick Gould, Jr.

Visionary Leader

Annie Stroud

Project Manager

Red & Ira Stroud

Office Dogs

Fernie Jones

Office Greeter

Keith Adams



Meat Cutter