Pat Panko

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Fluid Milk and Ice Cream, Kan.

As senior vice president and chief operating officer of DFA’s Fluid Milk and Ice Cream Division, Pat is responsible for the day-to-day business of the Fluid Milk and Ice Cream Division, which includes Kemps, Cass Clay Creamery, Guida’s Dairy, Oakhurst Dairy, Dairy Maid Dairy, Cumberland Dairy and Cold Front Distribution. Pat has worked for DFA since 2009. Prior to coming to DFA, he spent 15 years with Dean Foods, holding several positions, including regional chief financial officer and vice president of finance for the Fresh Dairy Direct Division.