Quillin Produce began in 1947 by Hiram Quillin. Hiram served as a Marine in WWII. After his return he had a desire to open a business. In that day, men wanted to go out and make something for themselves, and that is exactly what Hiram did! Quillin produce has served Huntsville and surrounding areas for 68 years. Five generations of Quillins have worked at Quillin produce. This family business comes with a history that makes you proud to have the last name Quillin.
Jim & Wanda Quillin - Owners
In 1967, Jim began working for his father at Quillin Produce Company. In 1980, Jim and his wife Wanda bought the family business from Jim’s parents, Hiram and Lillian Quillin. Jim oversees all aspects of the company. Wanda oversees Jim, and the accounting department.
Jim and Wanda live in Huntsville and are active members of Cornerstone Word of Life Church in Madison. They have three grown children. Their eldest, Trish, is a nursing student at Calhoun. Jamie and Andy both work for the company. They also have eight wonderful grandchildren, Mallory, Collin, Reagan, Kelsey, Lindsey, Gage, Queen Bee, and London.
Jamie Thomas – Office & Customer Service Manager
Jamie is the middle child of Jim and Wanda. She began working for her parents when she could walk. She took it on as an actual job in 1989. Jamie is the first person you will see when you walk through the door. Her friendly nature and positive attitude keeps customers happy and coming back. Jamie also works in payroll and invoicing. Jamie knows the value and sweetness of life, with the help of Jesus she has survived a stroke, brain surgery, and is currently surviving being the parent of a teenager!!!
She lives in Huntsville with her husband Scott and two children Reagan and Gage and is an actively praising God wherever she is at, being it at work or on the lake with her toes in the water.
Andy Quillin – Warehouse Manager/Buyer/Sales
Andy is Jim and Wanda’s youngest. He started working part time during high school and took a full time position in 1998. Andy is over inventory, buying, the warehouse, shipping and receiving, and employees. Andy’s comical antics keep the day fun.
Andy is a gun enthusiast, pretty good at the guitar, and has written some pretty amazing songs, some about God, some about sorrow, none about produce.
Amanda Quillin – Food Safety Coordinator/Employee Services
Amanda is the wife of Andy Quillin. She began working at Quillin Produce in 2006 as an office assistant. Amanda took time off to stay at home with their children. She returned summer 2014 to take over the Food Safety department from the Quillin’s oldest daughter Trish. Amanda also works with employee services, and marketing materials.
Andy and Amanda live in Huntsville with their three children, Kelsey, Queen Bee, and London. They attend Southside Baptist Church where Amanda teaches preschool worship services, children’s choir, and directs preschool activities.