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Birkey's Farm Store Announces CEO Hedge's Retirement, Foster to Assume Role

Brady Foster (left) and Mike Hedge (right)
Brady Foster (left) and Mike Hedge (right)
CHAMPAIGN, IL — Birkey’s Farm Store announces CEO Mike Hedge has retired after nearly 32 years of service. Hedge first joined Birkey’s as the Chief Financial Officer in 1992 until 2013 when he stepped up as President and CEO, wielding leadership over business operations and strategic initiatives.

“Birkey’s has a culture that is all about building genuine relationships," Hedge said. "I am going to miss all the relationships I’ve built over the years. When I look at the team working alongside me, I know Birkey’s is in good hands."

Following Hedge’s retirement, Birkey’s President Brady Foster will assume the role of CEO. Foster has taken on various positions at the dealership and corporate level over his 15 years of service and has served as President for the past year.

“It has been a privilege working with Mike," Foster said. "He is an excellent mentor and leader. I admire the great effort he has put into the Birkey’s organization. I’m honored to take on this role and lead our employee-owners in continued success and growth."

“I’m confident Brady is going to do a fantastic job leading the company," Hedge said. "I’m excited for him and wish him the best in his new role."

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