Our Team

Joe Maust, Jr.

     President  (1943 - 2015)

Joe is a second-generation Maust, born to Joe Sr. and Emma Maust. A Pigeon native, Joe took an active interest in his father's business early on, working at the family grocery store in his teens and assembeling chicken cages on poultry farms during high school.


Joe soon became involved in all areas of the family business, including mixing feed, driving trucks and working his way into management. Until his passing in 2015, Joe was the President of Active Feed Company and all of its subsidiaries. Today, Joe's wife Diane, acts as President. 


Joe also served his community over the years, having been the Chairman of the Board for Community Bank and a past Board Member for Scheurer Hospital, United Egg Producers and the American Egg Board. He was a Board Member on the Huron County Economic Development Commission and a member of the Rotary Club.

Scott Maust

     Operations Manager

Scott is a third-generation Maust, born to Joe and Diane Maust. He began his career with Active Feed Company when he was 10 years old, starting as an egg gatherer for his grandfather's business. Learning the business from a young age, Scott became the Packaging Plant Manager for Farm Crest Foods in 1995 and the Feed Mill Manager in 2006.


In 2010, Scott became the Operations Manager for Active Feed, working closely with his father to run the day-to-day operations of their family business.


Scott graduated from Goshen College with a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration. He remains an active part of the Pigeon community as a member of the Rotary Club.