Our People

Jason Marshall – Managing Director

SJA Honey began a decade ago in Jason’s back yard. His ethos is simple, “quality, innovation and dependable service.” To date, Jason’s successful formula has seen SJA Honey evolve into one of the most rapidly expanding beekeeping operations in New Zealand.

Jenna Marshall – Admin HR

From the beginning, Jenna has played a vital supporting role in every aspect of the company. Under Jenna’s capable watch, all stakeholders from to staff to suppliers, are paid on time, every time.

Aidan Gear – Honey Team Leader

After joining SJA as an apprentice, Aidan has progressed through the ranks to lead our ‘Honey Hive’ team. His passion lies in rearing healthy hives, while also passing down his knowledge to the next generation of SJA Beekeepers.

Brad Rynbeck – NUC Team Leader

With a strong commitment to quality and hard work, Brad was a natural choice to lead our NUC ‘Hive Production’ team. With 50 sites carefully located throughout the Kaipara Coast, his team produces thousands of thriving NUCs each year, fuelling the growth of our customer’s operations throughout the North Island.

Field/Base Team – Melissa, Welbert, Dennis, Palmo, Livvy, Sophia & Logan

Loyal and hard working, our team is the solid foundation on which SJA Honey stands. With a steadfast determination to be the industry benchmark, each individual plays a vital part in delivering on our promise – hive by hive.