About Us


Our company was founded by Loman D. Brown in 1979. Loman received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry & Biology from the Murray State University in Murray, KY. After serving our country in the US Army, he joined Bristol-Myers as a synthetic organic chemist. Later he was recruited by the J.M. Smucker Company, first as a Product Development Manager, and then as the National Industrial Sales Manager.

Some of Loman’s professional affiliations have included the National IFT (Past Chairman of Lake Erie IFT), American Society of Bakery Engineers, Advisory Board for Nutrition at Case Western Reserve University, and served as a former Board member of the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission.

Shad Gregg is our Vice President of Sales residing in Bellville, OH. Shad has been with Loman Brown, Inc. since 1995 and has more than 34 years’ experience in sales and marketing. Shad can be reached by phone at 419-886-2944.

Laura Hunt and Sylvie Justice work with our customers and principals coordinating sales, administrative support, order entry, samples, invoicing and logistics to insure that orders arrive as requested by road, rail or sea, and on time. Laura and Sylvie work at the corporate office in Bath, OH. Laura began working at Loman Brown Inc. in 2000; Sylvie joined the company in 2015. Both have extensive backgrounds in administration, customer service and operations.