SoilKit team adds seven new team members across multiple departments as soil testing platform continues to grow
Foley, Alabama – February 4, 2021 – Agricultural data processing and technology software company AgriTech Corp. announced today that the team has grown for its flagship product SoilKit, an online soil testing platform. Seven new members have joined the SoilKit team as the product continues to expand into retailers nationwide. The new additions to the SoilKit team join a variety of departments, including Marketing and Sales, Information Technologies, Operations, and Vendor Relations.
“Last year was a year of growth for both the lawn & garden and agritech industries, and an exciting year for SoilKit. We’re thrilled to kick off 2021 with a talented group of new members to our ever-growing SoilKit family,” said AgriTech Corp. CEO and SoilKit founder, Christina Woerner McInnis. “We have big things in store for this year, and are eager to hit the ground running with our new team members.”
Molly Davis joined AgriTech Corp. in 2020 as an Account Executive, and has since nurtured and developed key partnerships with many of SoilKit’s initial retail partners. Molly’s background includes instrumental experience in professional development, with a focus on staff-training, mentoring and coaching. She has led the charge with SoilKit’s partner and vendor relationships.
Mohammad Al-Abdullah has been named AgrichTech Corp.’s Senior Vice President of Engineering, joining the company in January 2021. Mohammad’s career in tech began as a developer of kiosk software, and has since expanded to include work on a variety of technologies for both small and large companies, building operating systems, green tech, telecommunications and more. Most recently he ran his own machine learning startup, focused on medical software. Prior to creating his own startups, Mohammad was a Software Engineer at Microsoft where he worked in the Windows operating systems group developing data storage technologies.
Johanna Rogers brings over 20 years of experience to her new role as Training Director for AgriTech Corp. She has found success using a variety of training methods, including virtual and face-to-face workshops, simulations and webinars in her past roles at both Q2ebanking and World Savings. Johanna’s past work history has included the creation and management of training functions for firms in financial services, technology, employee development, and customer service/support industries.
Clint Casey is a recent addition to the AgriTech Corp. team as a Project Manager, joining the Technology Infrastructure Team. Prior to AgriTech Corp., Casey worked for SunSouth John Deere, where he was focused on expanding the knowledge and adoption of precision agriculture, as well as Host Nations Perspective South West Asia, Support Systems Associates Inc., and Special Operations Technology. He is currently a member of two Alabama Agricultural Councils, The Alabama Agribusiness Council and the Alabama Agriculture Partnership Council.
Kyle Stewart also joins the AgriTech Corp. sales team as the Southeast Regional Sales Manager, covering Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, South Carolina and Florida. Stewart is a recent alumnus of Auburn University, where he received his degree in Agriculture Business and Economics. He acquired a research background while at Auburn, studying precision agriculture using variable rate technology on irrigation, and used soil sensor data to make irrigation decisions.
Stephanie Matthews serves as the Mid-South Regional Sales Manager for AgriTech Corp., covering Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas. Matthews is a recent graduate of Louisiana State University, where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in geology. Prior to joining the AgriTech Corp. team, Stephanie served as an experienced licensed property and insurance agent, as well as an ad-sales team member for a television station in Baton Rouge.
Brady Gaither joins the AgriTech Corp. sales team as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager covering Ohio, New Jersey, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and North Carolina. Gaither is an alumni of The University of West Alabama, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary studies aligning with a background in business and an emphasis in communications. Prior to joining AgriTech Corp., Brady spent several years in land management, wildlife development, and production sales in the Blackbelt region of Alabama.
“Our company has been constantly growing since it began in 2018, and we’re thrilled to be expanding the team to keep up with demand,” said AgriTech Corp. COO, John Buckner. “We’ve assembled a group of talented individuals who we are excited to see grow with the company and the agritech industry in the future.”
About AgriTech Corp.
AgriTech Corp. is an agricultural data processing and technology software company based in Foley, Alabama. The company’s flagship lab-based soil testing platform, SoilKit, offers consumers and landscapers an easy-to-use mobile application for soil sample collection and registration using satellite technology and scanning tools. Lab results are usually available within 48 hours of receipt at the lab after being processed through the company’s proprietary algorithm and delivered digitally. The analysis generates specific soil amendment product and quantity recommendations to ameliorate soil deficiencies. The soil testing data and recommendations are stored and made available to partners for a variety of purposes beyond the immediate purpose of improving soil health. The result is a seamless collection and analysis process with simplified results, producing better lawn and garden outcomes and fewer environmental issues.