Lawrence Webster

CEO, Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc.

Lawrence C. Webster, Chief Executive Officer of Upstate Niagara Cooperative, Inc. and General Manager of O-AT-KA Milk Products joined the cooperative in 2005.

Larry earned his degree in Food Science at the University of Kentucky. Following three years of military service in the U.S. Army and being discharged as a Captain, Larry worked on his Master’s Degree in Finance at Southern Illinois University

Larry’s career of more than 45 years has been spent working exclusively in agribusiness, and has spanned three Fortune 500 companies and one large independent. His employment began with the Kroger Company in Cincinnati, Ohio, the Southland Corporation in Dallas, Texas, followed by Labatt’s and Cloverland/Greenspring in Pennsylvania and Maryland, before joining Upstate Niagara.

In addition, Larry currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Milk Industry Foundation and the National Milk Producers Federation

Larry is married with three children and eight grandchildren.