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Corey Barnhill played a key role in the founding of Cardinal Foods, LLC and serves as the President/CEO. He brings the vision and strategy needed to move Cardinal Foods towards a united front within the food processing industry. He has worked for Morgan Stanley in New York and began his ventures within Agriculture with Harris-Crane Inc. Most notably, as President/CEO of Southeastern Grain Company, he has led the company to triple in size since its inception in 2010 with more growth in the horizon.  Corey holds a BS in Economics from North Carolina State University.


Tripper Showell joined Cardinal Foods in August of 2018 as a Sales Consultant, bringing with him more that 30 years of sales experience. With 10 years of experience in the Frozen Vegetable Processing industry, his customer base included both National Industrial and Food Service Accounts. Tripper worked closely across departmental lines of Production, QA/QC, Repack, Inventory Management and Logistics. He uses this experience to deliver the best "Total Value"  to Cardinal Foods customers by working hard to ensure  that they receive products that are competitively priced and that deliver on time, with required documentation and proper follow up after the sale. With a passion for cooking, he can collaborate with you on innovation and product development.


Virginia is the office manager who specializes in administrative support. She is committed to delivering high quality results with little to no supervision. She is trustworthy, dependable and responsible. She is proficient is organizing files, developing spreadsheets, keeping up with quickbooks, and inventory. 

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