LEADERSHIP

TEAM

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

The Foremost Farms Executive Leadership Team (ELT) brings a wealth of business experience and knowledge to the cooperative.

Greg Schlafer

President and CEO

Greg Schlafer
Robert Bascom

Bob Bascom

SVP & Chief Financial Officer

Declan Roche

Declan Roche

SVP & Chief Commercial Officer

Darin Hanson

Darin Hanson

SVP, Supply Chain, Milk, Member Relations & Risk Management

Lori Wall

Lori Wall

SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Keith Bone

Keith Bone

SVP of Operations

BOARD

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Foremost Farms Board of Directors (BOD) are member-owners who are elected by and represent other members. They focus on what’s best for all the members and the cooperative.

Rick Burkhamer

Chairman of the Board

 

Rick Burkhamer, a lifelong farmer from Richland Center, Wisc. has been the Foremost Farms Chairman of the Board since 2022, and he previously served as the cooperative’s secretary for nearly ten years. He started his service as a board member in 1991 for Wisconsin Dairies before its merger with Golden Guernsey Dairy resulted in Foremost Farms in 1995. 

Rick Burkhamer
Joel Eigenbrood

Joel Eigenbrood

First Vice Chairman

St. Louis, MI

Roger Hibschman

Roger Hibschman

Second Vice Chairman

Syracuse, IN

Stacy VanDerLinden

Stacy VanDerLinden

Secretary

Athens, WI

Kyle Olson

Kyle Olson

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer

Shiocton, WI

John Machuzick

John Machuzick

Independent Director

San Clemente, CA

Becky Levzow

Becky Levzow

Rio, WI

Clay Tracey

Clay Tracey

Hudson, IN

Geoff Gerrits

Geoff Gerrits

Appleton, WI

Jim Dague

Jim Dague

Kewanna, IN

Jeremy Bratz

Jeremy Bratz

Franksville, WI

Kevin Udelhoven

Kevin Udelhoven

Lancaster, WI

Kris Scheider

Kris Scheider

DePere, WI

Mike Geerlings

Mike Geerlings

Holland, MI

Rachel Schroeder

Rachel Schroeder

Watertown, WI

Randy Roecker

Randy Roecker

Loganville, WI

Steve Trescher

Steve Trescher

Cashton, WI

Theo Scholze

Theo Scholze

Humbird, WI

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