IDFA Ingredients Board

The board members are tasked with providing strategic vision, policy direction and leadership on segment-specific issues. The board will conduct business in coordination with the IDFA Executive Council, through the chair and vice chair.


Andrei Mikhalevsky

IDFA Ingredients Board Chair / Advisor, Dairy Farmers of America Inc.

Terry Brockman

IDFA Ingredients Board Vice Chair / Chief Business Officer, Saputo Dairy Division USA


Henrik Hoejen Andersen

CEO of Arla Foods Ingredients, Arla Foods amba

Brad Anderson

President & CEO, California Dairies, Inc.

Martin Bates

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Global Ingredients Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.

Steven Cooper

President/General Manager, Dairy Manufacturing, Continental Dairy Facilities, LLC

Joe Diglio

President and CEO, Michigan Milk Producers Association

Kurt Epprecht

Vice President, Cheese Quality and Dairy Policy Great Lakes Cheese Co., Inc.

Calvin Gregorich

Director of Ingredient Procurement and Sales, Grassland Dairy Products

Darin Hanson

Vice President, Milk Division & Risk Management, Foremost Farms USA

Chris Hoeger

President, Prairie Farms Cheese Division

Hoyt Huffman

Chief Executive Officer, Bluegrass Dairy and Food, Inc.

Grant Kadavy

Chief Operating Officer, Darigold, Inc.

Niamh Kelly

Senior Vice President, Glanbia Nutritionals

Jim Lees

VP Ingredient Sales, NZMP Americas, Fonterra (USA) Inc.

Brian Linney

Chief Operating Officer, Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association, Inc.

Keith Murfield

CEO, United Dairymen of Arizona (UD of AZ)

Tony Pallios

Vice President/General Manager, Hilmar Ingredients

Vinith Poduval

Senior Vice President, Quality & Innovation, Schreiber Foods, Inc.

Elizabeth Riordan

Divisional Vice President, Global Dairy Operations, Abbott

Jeff Saforek

Chief Operating Officer, Agri-Mark, Inc./Cabot

William L. Schreiber

Chief Executive Officer, O-AT-KA Milk Products Cooperative, Inc.

Philip Vanderpol

President and CEO, Vitalus Nutrition Inc.

Executive Council Members

Jay Bryant

Chief Executive Officer Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association, Inc.

Tim Galloway

CEO Galloway Company

Doug Simon

IDFA Cheese Board Vice / President, U.S. Operations, Agropur

Sue M. Taylor

Vice President - Dairy Economics & Policy, Leprino Foods Company

Gold Business Partner Representatives

Ted Jacoby, III

President and CEO, T. C. Jacoby & Company, Inc.

Michael McCully

President, The McCully Group