Randy McGinnis

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Central, Southeast, and Southwest Areas, Kan.

Randy joined DFA’s predecessor cooperative Mid-America Dairymen, Inc. in 1986 as corporate director of market analysis. He then became manager of member services for Mid-Am’s southern division. He was later promoted to southern division manager, covering six states that extended from Missouri through Texas and New Mexico. After serving as chief operating officer for DFA’s Southeast Area from 1999-2000, he became vice president and chief operating officer of the Central Area in 2001. Randy now serves as the senior vice president and chief operating officer of the Central, Southeast and Southwest Areas. In addition, he served on the operating committees of the Southeast Milk Marketing Association and Dairy Cooperative Marketing Association and on U.S. Rep. Sam Graves’ agriculture advisory committee. He also serves as vice president of the Missouri Dairy Products Association board. He was honored with the Missouri Dairy Hall of Honors Dairy Leadership Award in 2005.