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Alex O'Brien

Dairy Safety & Quality Coordinator

As CDR’s Dairy Safety & Quality Coordinator, Alex O’Brien assists dairy plants with food safety plans, quality issues, and performs third party audits. Alex has worked in the food industry for the past 5 years, serving as a quality assurance supervisor and quality assurance manager. He has worked at Kerry Ingredients and Maple Leaf Cheese Company. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014 with a Food Science degree. Alex is a Wisconsin native with long family ties to the dairy industry. His grandparents and parents previously dairy farmed in east-central Wisconsin and his in-laws are dairy farmers.

aobrien@cdr.wisc.edu
608-598-9977