Building a new grain mill requires talented, passionate people committed to producing the highest-quality product, educating the community about the benefits of fresh flour milled from local grains, and supporting the local agricultural community.
Kevin Morse, CEO and Co-Founder
As CEO and co-founder of Cairnspring Mills, Kevin taps into his deep experience as a farmer, economic development leader, conservationist and community builder and applies his can-do spirit to build the mill from the ground up. Kevin recognized that building a new regional grain milling business would bring value back to the community and farmers and was a critical part of revitalizing the local food system. An incorrigible optimist deeply rooted in the beautiful Skagit Valley, Kevin is an outdoorsman, avid fisherman and an Italian who loves to cook and bake.
Tom Hunton, COO and Co-Founder
Tom Hunton is a third generation farmer and an accomplished business owner, mill founder and miller for Camas Country Mill. Tom brings this depth of understanding to his role as COO at Cairnspring Mills. Tom farms 2,700 acres and manages grain production contracts, building on many years of experience. A community leader and advocate for the agricultural economy of the Williamette Valley, Tom is also a widely-recognized trailblazer for the Pacific Northwest grain industry.
Dave Binczewski, Mill Manager and Head Miller
Dave Binczewski is a miller and the distribution manager for Cairnspring Mills. He brings over 15 years of experience as a farmer and a production manager in a variety of agricultural industries. In the Skagit Valley and wilderness of Northwest Washington, Dave spends as much time as he can in the outdoors as a kayaker, mountain biker and disc golfer. Dedicated to supporting the local economy, Dave is working to build local food systems.
Josh Rivers, Production and Warehouse Assistant
Josh Rivers assists the production and warehouse team, keeping the mill humming and in compliance with procedural standards. Josh also helped build the mill from the ground up. To round out his responsibilities, Josh keeps the team up to date on new technologies. Meanwhile, Josh is studying to be a veterinary technician at Skagit Valley Community College. As an area native, Josh grew up in an agricultural community and is dedicated to preserving family farms.