People

Dennis Arnzen: Owner

Having had a start on his family’s ranch in Idaho, Dennis has unrivaled experience in nearly every stage of beef production.  Dennis has  owned and operated Intermountain Livestock for over a decade now and offers his marketing knowledge and dedication to the producers from the region.

 

Tim McMillan: Yard Foreman

Tim is a long time resident of Eastern Oregon.  Running commercial cows outside of Elgin, Tim also finds time to  manage the daily activities associated with the yard, check-in, and  load out.  Tim's ability to manage people and animals on sale days is second to  none.  He handles many of the  issues associated with sale day and works hard to make sure customers and  buyers alike are satisfied. He is a great resource and can answer any of your questions re-guarding the yard or consigning.

 

 Jon Levy: Marketing

 Jon is a 2009 graduate of Eastern Oregon University.  Having a working knowledge of many sectors in the beef industry is  Jon’s specialty.  His producer background paired with his solid market sense makes him a  valuable asset to producers from the region.   Jon works with producers in the  country weekly over marketing outlets, timing, and pricing for their cattle and  then is a stocker & feeder sorter at the yard on Thursday.  Born and raised in Pendleton OR.  He and  his wife spend as much time as possible around his family’s ranch outside of Pendleton.

 

Amber Rasmussen: Office Manager

Raised in La Grande on 20 acres, Amber has had horses and cattle around her whole life.  She attended Eastern Oregon University and majored in accounting with a minor in management.  Amber came to work for Intermountain Livestock in the fall of 2009 as the Office Manager.  With Amber’s expertise in the  accounting field she uses her knowledge and understanding to operate Intermountain with great precision.  She says the buy best part of working for the sale yard is working with the  ranchers and cattleman from the region and getting to stay close to buy her country roots.