Alan Tessmer


Alan Tessmer graduated from the University of Arizona in 1981 with a BS in Marketing. For the past 28 years, Mr. Tessmer served as the acting Owner/President of Pro Tech Marketing, Inc., operating in Arizona and Nevada. Mr. Tessmer lends his vast experience in marketing, sales, and management of a multi-million dollar operation to Southwest Processors. He stated "I have been able to grow my business every year with great customer service and attention to detail, and will continue to instill those same values here at Southwest Processors".

Jake Hansen

General Manager

Jake is our company’s General Manager. He comes to SW Processors from southern Idaho. Having been born and raised on his family’s fourth-generation farming operation, he learned that honorable work and stewardship were daily practices. Jake studied Educational Psychology and Economics and brings a wealth of knowledge and background in seed propagation, commodity processing, operational management, and marketing. Jake’s understanding of agronomy and soil health are invaluable to SW Processors, and we’re delighted to have him aboard. Jake is happily married and they have four incredible children.

Teri Turner

Front Office Supervisor

Teri is our office backbone. All document control runs through her. She joined SW Processors in 2015 and has helped move our company in a positive direction. Growing up in a farming family, Teri learned early on how crops are grown and harvested. After moving to Arizona in 1984, Teri has gained extensive experience in Quality Control, Logistics, and Customer Relations. She is HACCP trained and certified and is a key voice in the decision-making processes here at SW Processors. We’re privileged to have her on our team.