Keith Gomes

Chief Operating Officer, Mideast Area, Ohio

As chief operating officer of DFA’s Mideast Area, Keith is responsible for leading milk marketing activities and business operations in the Area. Keith returned to DFA in 2018 after three years as CEO of Tree Top, Inc., the largest fruit cooperative in the Pacific Northwest. Between 2008 and 2014, he served as chief operating officer of DFA’s Global Dairy Products Group where he provided oversight for environmental compliance, plant operations and special projects. Keith has more than 30 years of leadership in the dairy industry, including as a plant manager and as senior vice president and chief operating officer of California Dairies and its predecessor cooperative, California Milk Producers.