Our Team

Dan Gilbert, President
Dan Gilbert started New Generation Genetics in 1994 after spending 10 years with the U.S. Brown Swiss Association serving in numerous capacities, including Director of Marketing and Latin America representative.  He was born on raised on a registered Brown Swiss dairy and graduated from Iowa State University.

Dan formed the company to work with Brown Swiss genetics exclusively.  Since inception, the company has produced some of the most iconic bulls in the breed including Starbuck, Emerald, President, Denver, Vigor, Brookings and now Cadence.  The company has exported semen and embryos to over 40 countries and has key alliances in all major dairy countries.

Today Dan oversees the global breeding program, international marketing and overall management of the company.


Anna Troester, U.S. Sales & Progeny Specialist
Anna is the newest member of the New Generation Genetics team. She started in 2017. Her duties include sales in the Midwest and West, selecting and picturing progeny of bulls, website management, finances, and embryo management. 

Anna comes from a very strong dairy background. She grew up and continues to work on her home dairy in Garnavillo, Iowa. Anna and David recently started their own herd, Rose-Maar Dairy. They alongside Anna's parent's, Mark and Rondee, own and operate the farm in Garnavillo, Iowa. Anna graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in 2011 and then ventured into the dairy industry where she worked shipping embryos, assisted with managing a breed association and then began work with NGG.

Anna is heavily involved in her community as the Secretary of the Clayton County Fairboard, as the Young Farmer Chairman for the Clayton County Farm Bureau and is a member of the Clayton County Dairy Promotion Committee. 

Jake Hushon, U.S. Sales Manager
Jake started with New Generation Genetics in 2008 as he was previously working for Genex Cooperative and as a classifier for the Brown Swiss Association after graduating from Penn State University in 2005. Jake is the US Sales Manager and also runs the entire Genomics Program.

Jake was born and raised on a Brown Swiss farm developing the prefix with his brothers and parents; Brothers Three Brown Swiss. He and his family have bred, owned & developed 9 All Americans, 7 Reserves, 2 Honorable Mention and 32 All-American Nominations. They were the recipient of the Outstanding Young Brown Swiss breeders in 2009 and have exhibited the Jr. Champion, Grand Champion of the Jr. Show and Res. Intermediate Champion at World Dairy Expo. Jake and his brothers still own and show cattle today. Jake also is a National Dairy Judge having officiated the Northeast National Show in 2018, multiple breeds national Jr. shows, state fairs in 9 different states and internationally in South America, Central America & Europe.

Jake covers sales in the Eastern USA, writes bull contracts, is a sire analyst and manages the USA local representatives across the country among other duties. Jake along with his wife Wendy and son Toby live in Pennsylvania.
Our Team