Herman Brubaker

Herman Brubaker, Dayton, Ohio, has provided outstanding leadership to dairy producers on the local, state and national levels. As a dairy producer, his constant goal has been to better the lives of dairy producers by strengthening and unifying the dairy industry. As a dairy cooperative leader, Brubaker's vision led to improving incomes, maximizing consumer exposure and creating domestic and international markets for Ohio and U.S. dairy products.

In 1960, Brubaker began his off-the-farm involvement when he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Miami Valley Milk Producers. Currently he serves as Chairman of the Board of Dairy Farmers of America, a $7.9 billion business owned by dairy producers and representing 25,499 dairy producers in 48 states.