The Dairy Alliance names Berdak as new CEO

By Jim Cornall contact

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Newly hired Dairy Alliance CEO, Geri Berdak, visits Hillcrest Dairy Farm in Dearing, Georgia. Pic: The Dairy Alliance
Newly hired Dairy Alliance CEO, Geri Berdak, visits Hillcrest Dairy Farm in Dearing, Georgia. Pic: The Dairy Alliance

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US non-profit The Dairy Alliance has named Geri Berdak as its new chief executive officer.

Berdak, who started with the organization on September 1, 2020, said, "I am grateful for the privilege to work on behalf of the southeast dairy farmers who hold an outstanding work ethic and dedication to providing nutritious dairy products to families, while being stewards of their land and providing the highest quality care for their animals.”

She previously held roles in strategic marketing, new business and product development and research and development for organizations, consumer packaged goods businesses and ingredient companies in the wellness market.

Berdak has a Master of Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Food & Nutrition from Missouri State University. 

Her professional experience in the dairy industry started as a nutritionist and educator for the St. Louis Dairy Council. She has earned additional experience in the food and beverage industry since then, holding positions as a nutritionist and marketer with Isagenix, Kerry's, PepsiCo, and serving as senior VP, nutrition strategy and business development with the U.S. Dairy Innovation Center at Dairy Management Inc. (DMI) from 2012-2015.

Berdak also created the CloverQuest Group, LLC, a consulting group aiding food and beverage businesses in navigating the nutrition wellness environment.


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