Dairy Diversity Coalition

IDFA's Dairy Diversity Coalition is committed to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the dairy industry. Our members are prioritizing our people and our workforce to foster continued growth and enhance dairy’s global competitiveness. 

IDFA is committed to working with our members and the broader dairy industry to address our most valuable assets – our people – and creating a diverse and inclusive workforce is an important component of that. The IDFA Dairy Diversity Coalition, formed in partnership with IDFA members and Egon Zehnder, will:

How to Join

For more information on joining IDFA’s Dairy Diversity Coalition and gaining access to the community's member-only resources and programming, please contact Becky Rasdall at brasdall@idfa.org.

Dairy Diversity Coalition Members

Gustavo Acosta, Director Global Purchasing, Dairy, Abbott
Cindy Bauman, SVP Human Resources, TC Packaging Sector, TC Transcontinental Packaging, a division of TC Transcontinental Inc.
Mitchell B. Bowling, Associate Director, Global Dairy Operations, Abbott Laboratories
Jerry Brown, Senior Vice President, Communications, U.S. Dairy Export Council
Allison Bolet Cafaro , Manager of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Great Lakes Cheese 
Jenene Calloway, VP of Talent Development & Chief Diversity Officer, Schreiber Foods, Inc.
Dave Coble, Sr. Vice President, Human Resource, Schreiber Foods, Inc. 
Michelle Collins, Director, HR Programs, Saputo Dairy Division USA
Dawn Fry, Culture, Engagement and Inclusion Manager, Lactalis Heritage Dairy
Amber George, Sustainability Manager, Michigan Milk Producers Association
Barbara Gregorich, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Leprino Foods Company 
Sudeep Jain, Director of Quality, Michigan Milk Producers Association
Marvin Jones, Director of Operations – LC, Emmi Roth USA
Robin Kane, Chief People Officer, Aurora Organic Dairy
Amey Kennedy, Director, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, Saputo
Nadia King, Interim Chief People Officer, Glanbia Nutritionals
Tanzy Lawhorn, Sr. Director Diversity Inclusion & Organizational Development, Sargento Foods
DeeAnne Marlow, Vice President, Human Resources, Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc.
Jessica McKay, Chief People Officer, Glanbia Nutritionals
Jennifer Montgomery, Head of HR Country Services – US & Canada, Tetra Pak Inc.
Bea Muededonck, Sr. Manager, D&I and Leadership Development, Leprino Foods Company 
Sheila Murty, Executive Vice President, People and Culture, Tillamook County Creamery Association
Anuradha Nigam, MS, BBA, HCIS-BI & Reporting Manager, Agropur US Operations
Kelly Norton, Sr. Director, Culture & Communication, Grande 
Stacey Pexa Lodden , Vice President, Human Resources, Milk Specialties Global
Erin Porter, SPHR, Senior HR Business Partner, Compeer 
Jose Quijada, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Accounts, Ecolab
Yin Woon Rani, CEO, Milk Processor Education Program (MilkPEP)
Mihir Sainani, R&D Manager, Sargento Foods Inc.
Aaron Sanchez, Global Category Expert – Dairy, Nestrade Procurement Division
Brandi Williams, Chief People Officer, Producers Dairy Foods, Inc.
Kindra Wray, Senior Manager, Diversity Inclusion & Belonging, Yoplait-USA

IDFA Staff Contact

Becky Rasdall

Senior Vice President, Trade and Workforce Policy