Our Leadership Team
Cheryl Campbell oversees the purchases of MFI’s dry materials both domestic and imports. Before joining MFI in 2004, Cheryl previously served as a Sales engineer with IBM and as a National Account Manager with Siemens. She holds a BA in Business Administration and a BA in Economics from North Carolina State University. Cheryl is the proud mother of three children and three wonderful grandsons. She resides in Smithfield, NC where she enjoys community service, gardening, and travel.
Joseph W. Walton is an agronomist and Certified Crop Advisor. He has worked for Meherrin Fertilizer for 13 years. Joe’s love for agriculture began while growing up and working on his family’s tobacco farm. He attended college and earned a degree in agronomy from Ferrum College in 1985, and in 1989 he received the outstanding alumni award. He then began working for Brunswick and Mecklenburg counties as a Tobacco Specialist. Joe went on to work for Rainbow Fertilizer and Philip Morris before coming to work at Meherrin. Joe has 37 years of experience working with farmers and fertilizer dealers in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast. Joe resides in Southside, VA with his two daughters.
Rick Wilson, After graduating from Clemson University with a BS in Fruit and Vegetable Horticulture , Rick Wilson began his career in the fertilizer industry with IMC Rainbow in 1988. He joined the MFI Team in 2011 as a territory manager for South Carolina and Georgia. Rick and his wife Rhoda have four children and reside in Georgetown, SC, where they enjoy boating and fishing.
Donna Barksdale Our Controller, joined MFI in 1999 the year the company was founded. She graduated from Christopher Newport University with a BA in Business and is a licensed CPA in both North Carolina and Virginia. Donna is the proud mother of three sons and the ecstatic grandmother of one grandson and one granddaughter. She is an avid tennis player who enjoys spending time with family and friends at the beach!