Brad Keating

Chief Operating Officer, Northeast Area, N.Y.

In his role as chief operating officer for DFA's Northeast Area, Brad has direct oversight of all operations within the Area. Brad has served the Northeast Area in a number of positions, including chief operating officer of both Dairy Marketing Services, LLC (DMS) and Dairylea Cooperative Inc. He played an integral part in the formation of DMS, which has provided efficiencies for DFA members, affiliated cooperatives and independent producers. Brad previously held the role of senior vice president and chief operating officer of the Eastern Fluid Group, which included overseeing operations for DFA's Mideast Area. Brad entered the dairy industry on the processing side of the business. He worked at Sorrento Cheese and was responsible for purchasing and milk procurement.