Who We Are

Our Team

MinnTex Citrus is a family owned and operated company. Brothers Woody Johnson (Windom, MN) and Bud Johnson (Monticello, IA) have both been involved with the company since the beginning in the early 80s. The Minnesota and Iowa locations are run independently, but work closely together and share many promotional and marketing expenses. Here’s a look at our team in more detail… 

 

B_G_small.jpgBud & Georgia Johnson

As the owners of MinnTex, Bud and Georgia deal with all aspects of running a business. Bud’s primary responsibilities include freight logistics (both inbound and outbound) and purchasing fruit from the packing sheds. Georgia handles customer service including; creating order forms, taking orders and invoicing. Both of the Johnsons visit their customers in Iowa and Wisconsin and Bud takes care of the Minnesota accounts as well.

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Tiff_small.jpgTiffany Rave

In August of 2018, Tiffany Rave joined us as an Administrative Assistant. She is a graduate of Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, with a Business Management Degree. She was an All-American Division 3 softball player while at Luther. From 2011 until 2015 she previously worked at MinnTex Citrus. She then took a 3 year hiatus to help at her family’s business. She expressed a desire to come back as her family business was going through some changes. She is responsible for customer service and also visits clients. Tiffany is married to Philip, and they have a son Marin and a daughter Finley.

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Mike_small.jpgMike Schemmel

Mike is a Monticello native who took the opportunity to work for Bud and Georgia after being employed for the Iowa DNR for 6 years. Mike is a graduate of Upper Iowa University in Fayette, IA where he earned a major in Conservation Management and a minor in Biology. Mike’s responsibilities include managing the warehouse, assembling orders and helping with the Sports Facility. Mike and his wife Mindy have a daughter Leah.

 

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Morgan Stogdill

In January 2020, Morgan Stogdill joined the MinnTex team full-time. She was born and raised in Monticello, Iowa. She worked in the banking industry for numerous years. Morgan worked seasonally at MinnTex for 4 years prior to 2020. She is responsible for assisting with customer service and various office duties. She is also the Sports and Marketing Director of the Eastern Iowa Sports Facility. Morgan is married to Ryan, and they have a son Landon and a daughter Hannah.

What People Are Saying

"I was impressed before with MinnTex, but this just proves my point!!! I asked for order forms on Monday and they were delivered to my classroom before the end of the day Tuesday - WOW!!! I can't thank you enough for all of the work you do for us! THANK YOU!"

~FFA Advisor in Minnesota