At Padlock Ranch, we employ some of the best managers, cowboys, and farm technicians in the world! We believe strongly that success comes from having excellent people. A few of our dedicated and excellent people are shown below. Check back later to see more of our team!

  • Stacy Madson - Padlock Ranch

Stacy Madson

Stacy Madson has been an important member of the Padlock team for 23 years. Agriculture has been a lifelong passion for him, and he loves the people that he works with and the country that the ranch lies on.

  • Ryan Teppart - Padlock Ranch

Ryan Teppart

Ryan Teppart has worked on the Padlock for 2 years. He sums up the reason that he got into agriculture in one word, “passion.” He enjoys the opportunity that he has had to experience different things on the Padlock.

  • Leonell Martinez - Padlock Ranch

Leonell Martinez

Leonell Martinez has been a dedicated asset to our team for many years. His true passion lies in taking care of his family, but he enjoys farming activities such as running the baler and packing the silage pit.

  • Sierra Kaufman - Padlock Ranch

Sierra Kaufman

Sierra Kaufman started working at the Padlock in 2016. She has spent her time on the ranch working on a wide variety of projects, from processing cattle at the feedlot to farming. She has a strong passion for agriculture, stating “I absolutely love it and I can’t see myself doing anything else.”

  • Tony Line - Padlock Ranch

Tony Line

Tony Line has spent 26 at Padlock’s Forks unit. His interest in being a cowboy started young, and he enjoys the time he spends on the ranch. Even after fighting large wildfires and taking care of cattle through difficult winters, he explains “I love the country. This is home.”

  • Greg Benzel - Padlock Ranch

Greg Benzel

Greg Benzel has spent the last 22 years as a Padlock Farm Manager. He is looking forward to retiring at the end of the year, but has enjoyed his time as Farm Manager. Looking back on his time at Padlock, he states, “I like the people, and the location, and the size. You never stop being impressed.”

Greg Allred

Greg Allred has managed Padlock’s Bar V unit for the last year. His passion for agriculture made it impossible to escape, and his work philosophy is “When you’re interested in something, it makes you want to do better.”

Lee Hagel

Lee Hagel has spent the last 21 years working at the Padlock feedlot. He has spent his life around agriculture and he can’t imagine doing anything different. He enjoys horsemanship and cattle handling.

  • Cody Snyder Padlock Ranch

Cody Snyder

Cody Snyder has worked on the Padlock for 9 years. He has a strong background in agriculture. “It’s how I was raised,” he explains. This has given him a passion for working cattle that he uses to manage our Grossman Redman unit.


We would not be the same without all of the wonderful people who make up the Padlock team. Thank you all for your dedication and years of service!