About Us

Registered beef cattle breeders design, engineer and lead the beef industry; putting genetics in place for breed improvement and advancement. Cotton & Associates partners with those progressive registered and commercial beef cattle breeders, providing marketing and brokerage services and management for programs nationwide.

LARRY COTTON

Founded Cotton & Associates in January 2000, after having worked in the sale management and marketing business since 1990.
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RYAN COTTON

Raised on a purebred Angus operation, he was active in state and national Angus activities, exhibiting livestock across the country.
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MIKE GOTHARD

Joined Cotton and Associates’ livestock marketing firm in 2000. Mike grew up showing Angus cattle at a local, regional and state level.
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JERRY CRENSHAW

Joined Cotton & Associates in 2002, Jerry was born and raised in Illinois has a lifetime of experience in the cattle business.
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ZACK HILEMAN

Joined Cotton & Associates in 2007. Zack organizes and coordinates sale cattle information.
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SCOTT BENNETT

Growing up in the purebred cattle industry, Scott developed a deep appreciation for the industry at an early age.
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TERESA MROCKA

Teresa has played an integral role with sale management for Cotton & Associates since its inception. family has been involved with the cattle business for generations.
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STEPHANIE COTTON

Joined Cotton & Associates in 1996. Today she is responsible for the design, layout development and management of the sale marketing materials.
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