Executive Vice President, DFA, and President, Council Operations and Ingredient Solutions
Since joining DFA in 2007, Dennis has served in an expanding number of leadership roles, including vice president and chief operating officer of the Mideast, Mountain and Western Areas. In recent years, he was named executive vice president of DFA and president of council operations and Ingredient Solutions, with responsibility for overseeing U.S. milk marketing and Farm Services, along with the 23 commercial manufacturing plants and global marketing operations of DFA’s Ingredient Solutions Division. In addition, Dennis was recently named incoming president and chief executive officer, effective at the end of 2022. He also serves as chairman of Newtrient, on the executive board of directors for National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), on the executive committee and as a board member for International Dairy Foods Association, and on the boards for a number of other DFA fluid milk affiliates. Prior to joining DFA, Dennis had extensive background in banking and finance, as well as ownership and management of dairy farms.