Meet the Staff
Deep South Barrels is a small business owned and operated by a group of very dedicated individuals. Here you can meet the staff and learn a little bit more about what everyone does here at DSB.
Founding Partner/Owner - Randall Bentley: Randall is one of the owners and original founders of Deep South Barrels, and spends much of his time traveling across the U.S. to shows, conventions, and rodeos, getting the word out about our products, meeting new customers, and cultivating new wholesale accounts.
General Manager/Partner - Miranda Knerr: As General Manager at DSB, Miranda coordinates all day to day operations in the office and the warehouse. She has been at Deep South Barrels since the company's inception 2010. She started in sales, building the business on the road with Randall. Her favorite thing about Deep South Barrels is interacting with the customers, whether at shows or over the phone.
Office Manager - Melissa Kloss: As Officer Manager at DSB, Melissa handles the day to day retail operations. Melissa met Randall and Miranda in 2011 at our first year at the Orange County Fair in California. Since then she became fast friends of our and quickly started helping out in the booth. She owns ands uses over a dozen barrels in her own home. Now 5 years later she has joined the DSB team as a permanent fixture in the office.
Customer Service Supervisor - Amy: Amy has been with the company since September 2014 as an administrative assistant. She handles paperwork, fulfills orders, takes your phone calls, and is an all-around DSB ninja. Her favorite thing is when she gets the chance to go out on the road, meeting with customers and new fans. Amy is a full-time college student and brews her own beverages at home, which gives her great insight for customers.
Sales Manager- Jeffery: Jeffery has been with DSB for since January 2014, and is a member of the sales staff. He travels to shows and conventions all around the U.S., and enjoys talking to new people and introducing them to our products.
Sales Associate - Tim: As a member of our traveling sales team, Maxx has been with the company since April 2014. Tim is an up and coming Country Music Singer and is larger than life. He is usually found in the booth driving Randall bonkers.
Sales Associate - Maxx: As a member of our traveling sales team, Maxx has been with the company since October 2014. He loves traveling to different shows and seeing new places, as well as interacting with customers. Maxx is an Eagle Scout, and tries to always stay active and busy.
Sales Associate - Matty: As a member of our traveling sales team, Maxx has been with the company since November 2015. Matty grew up in the fair system, and is the 3rd generation of fair employees. He has sold everything from stovetop grills, lint rollers, rc cars to barrels.
Sales Associate - Stephen: As a member of our traveling sales team, Stephen has been with the company since May 2016. As the newest member of our team we hope to see great things from him.
Warehouse Supervisor & Engraving Specialist - Cory: Cory has worked for Deep South Barrels since February 2013. He works in the warehouse handling customer orders and laser engraving. Cory loves the uniqueness of his job, and stays busy with work and school. He has beaten cancer twice!
Engraving Specialist - Herbert: Herbert has worked for Deep South Barrels since April 2015. He works in the warehouse engraving all of our custom barrel orders, paying special attention to the placement. Herbert is studying Game Design to be a 3D environment artist!