Team Members Exemplify Caring

At PIPESTONE, we live and breathe our core values: Integrity, Caring, Commitment, Growth, and Teamwork. This year, we’re taking a closer look at each value, exploring what they mean to us and how they shape our organization. Our values are the foundation of who we are and how we work together. Join us as we recognize our team members who exemplify these values.


Kim: Exemplifying Caring

Kim Lape is a shining example of caring at PIPESTONE, embodying our core value with every interaction in her role as an Accounting Clerk. She’s always ready to lend a hand, ensuring both colleagues and clients feel supported and valued.

Kim’s compassionate nature sets the tone for caring within our team. Her dedication goes beyond office hours, as she volunteers her time whenever needed. Kim consistently chooses kindness.

Lisa Poppe, Finance Controller, applauds Kim’s commitment to helping others, both inside and outside the office. Jody De Kam, Vice President of Finance, appreciates Kim’s dedication to volunteering and her heart of gold. Joel Metz, Chief Financial Officer, emphasizes Kim’s compassion in all interactions noting customers consistently request to work with her.

Thank you, Kim, your CARING attitude makes PIPESTONE a better place for all.


Rodrigo: Exemplifying Caring

Rodrigo Teuber stands out as a devoted caregiver, consistently demonstrating his commitment to the well-being of his team and animals.

Site Manager, Fabian Ortiz, shares Rodrigo’s positive attitude and genuine concern for others builds a supportive environment where everyone feels valued and motivated to improve.

Fabian notes Rodrigo’s sense of urgency when it comes to animal welfare, ensuring pigs always receive the best possible care. He leads by example, dedicating himself to the success of the teams he supports and the well-being of the pigs in their care.

Thank you, Rodrigo, for showing us how to CARE for the pigs and people around us.