Team

  Kathy Rolin, the founder of Cowboy Cricket farms was born in Michigan. She is currently attending Montana State University, after completing her six-year stint of service in the United States Coast Guard.  At Montana State University she diligently studies nutrition, when she is not taking care of her three children with her husband James Rolin. All work and no play tends to make for a very dull life so, Kathy enjoys hiking and rock climbing to get a breath of the fresh Montana air.
James Rolin
 James was born in sunny California, where he started his first company at the age of 14 doing web design—leading to 15 years of marketing experience. Like his wife Kathy, he too joined the United States Coast Guard—this is where James and Kathy met. James decided to leave the coast guard after six years, but his call for duty lead him back to the service this time with the Montana Army National Guard, where he currently serves. When he is not getting his hands dirty with crickets or taking care of his children, James likes to hike, rock climb and work on automobiles.
Emma Kashian
Emma is currently a student at Montana State University, along with doing research for Cowboy Cricket Farms. Emma is not only the lead researcher for the farm, but she is a 12M (firefighter) for the Montana Army National Guard. Emma has a dog named Minnie which she named after the city of Minneapolis. When she is able, she enjoys running and hiking with Kathy.
Florence Dunkel Dr. Dunkel created the first “Bug Buffet” which was hosted in 1988 and is continuing on to its 30th-year anniversary. Dr. Dunkel has her doctorate in Entomology and a minor in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Dunkel is the proud recipient of the 1992 Charles Lindbergh Research Award for her exceptional work in combing “Traditional Wisdom and Modern Technology”.
Ed Dratz Dr. Dratz is a current professor at Montana State University(MSU) teaching young minds about Chemistry and Bio-Chemistry with his Ph.D. in Chemistry, that he earned at Berkley California. Dr. Dratz operates a lab at MSU where they are researching possible preventive measures involving nutritional factors relating to type 2 diabetes. For the farm Dr. Dratz inspects the bio chemical make up for the final product.
Trevor Huffmaster Trevor grew-up in Billings Montana, and currently works for the Blackstone Launch Pad at Montana State University where he advises Cowboy Cricket on how to grow. Trevor has received a plethora of degrees and certificates from a variety of Universities. Trevor is the director of 406 Labs, a business that helps entrepreneurs grow their ideas.
Dakota Matson Dakota is a local Montana resident living there for the majority of his life, currently he is an undergraduate student studying Sociology at Montana State University. Dakota Serves along with James in the Montana Army National Guard as a 25U (Signal Support Systems Specialist). While not putting in hours for Cowboy Cricket Farms Dakota is an avid hunter, fisher and enjoys shooting in his free time.