Our farmer-members own the business.

There are over 1,000 dairy farm families throughout the Upper Midwest who own Foremost Farms and provide quality milk for our award-winning products.

– Milk quality starts on the farm, and ours is foremost. –

Dairy farmer-members serve on our board of directors.

Rick Burkhamer is our Chairman of the Board, and a dairy farmer from Richland Center, Wisconsin.

Meet the business owners who make up our board of directors.


Our board members include:

Jeremy Bratz
Franksville, Wisconsin

James Dague
Kewanna, Indiana

Joel Eigenbrood
Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
St Louis, Michigan

Mike Geerlings
Holland, Michigan

Roger Hibschman
Second Vice Chairman
Syracuse, Indiana

Roger Hildebrandt
First Vice Chairman
Hustisford, Wisconsin

John Machuzick
Independent Director
San Clemente, California

Kyle Olson
Shiocton, Wisconsin

Wayne Parrell
Black Earth, Wisconsin

Randy Roecker
Loganville, Wisconsin

Kris Scheider
DePere, Wisconsin

Jeff Schmitt
Fort Atkinson, Iowa

Clay Tracey
Hudson, Indiana

Steve Trescher
Cashton, Wisconsin

Kevin Udelhoven
Lancaster, Wisconsin

Stacy VanDerLinden
Athens, Wisconsin

Our executive leaders.

Greg Schlafer is our President and CEO.

Greg's leadership team includes:

Bob Bascom

Bob Bascom
SVP & Chief Financial Officer

Darin Hanson

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

Declan Roche

Declan Roche
SVP & Chief Commercial Officer

Lori Wall

Lori Wall
SVP & Chief Human Resources Officer

Our employees talk about what it means to Be Foremost.

Learn more from our employees about what it’s like working at Foremost Farms.

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Is your future Foremost?

We’re always looking for good people to Be Foremost.


(800) 362-9196
8401 Greenway Blvd., Suite 600
Middleton, WI 53562

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