Employee Spotlight- Jedon Ruthardt

Jedon Ruthardt was born and raised in Muleshoe, TX. He and his wife were high school sweethearts and have been married for 29 years. Together they have 5 kids and 2 grandkids… 2 more on the way!

As Supply Supervisor in our Muleshoe, TX location, Jedon places orders, does receiving, oversees 6 employees and works with local dairymen on quality. Before his current role, Jedon worked as a service tech and a wash tech. He loves that the Texas office is like one big family.

Before working for UDA TX/NM, he worked in the beef processing and packing industry. His most interesting job was managing a center that tested cows for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, aka Mad Cow Disease.

In his spare time, Jedon and his wife have been remodeling their home. He also enjoys a membership with the Independent Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA). The IDPA is a shooting sport that simulates self-defense scenarios and real-life encounters. He competes in matches once a month.

When asked what is the one thing he couldn’t live without, Jedon quickly stated, his wife.