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
Brenda DeHart headshot

Brenda Dehart

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.

Joel Eigenbrood

Chairman of the Board

Joel Eigenbrood, a resident of Mount Pleasant, Michigan, has worked in dairy farm accounting and advisory services for more than 20 years, currently (since 2016) as the on-farm, full-time CFO at Mibelloon Dairy, LLC, Wheeler Dairy, LLC, Van Loon Farms, LLC, Redstone Dairy, LLC and Marloo Equipment. He was elected as the Foremost Farms Chairman in 2024, and he previously served as the cooperative’s First Vice Chair. Joel also serves as a board member for the United Dairy Industry of Michigan.

Joel Eigenbrood
Kyle Olson

Kyle Olson

First Vice Chairman

Shiocton, WI

Roger Hibschman

Roger Hibschman

Second Vice Chairman

Syracuse, IN

Steve Trescher

Steve Trescher

Secretary

Cashton, WI

Jeremy Bratz

Jeremy Bratz

Assistant Secretary/Treasurer

Franksville, WI

Dave Scheevel

Dave Scheevel

Preston, MN

David Abt

David Abt

Viroqua, WI

Jim Dague

Jim Dague

Kewanna, IN

John Palmer

John Palmer

Waukon, IA

Matt Simon

Matt Simon

Dyersville, IA

Mike Geerlings

Mike Geerlings

Holland, MI

Randy Roecker

Randy Roecker

Loganville, WI

Theo Scholze

Theo Scholze

Humbird, WI

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