Meet the People Behind Your
Favorite AE Products
The Anderson Erickson Dairy leadership team does things differently. We don’t have to be as invested as we are, but it’s part of our commitment to consistent quality and innovation. We’re passionate about our dairy products, and from weekly taste-testing to brainstorming new flavors, we’re involved at every step. From all of us, thanks for making AE Dairy a daily guest in your fridge.
Miriam Erickson Brown
Chair and CEO
Years with AE: 37 years
Primary Focus: To serve and delight our customers by working together in every circumstance with uncompromising standards of excellence. We never give up when faced with obstacles and we never stop finding new forms and flavors of dairy, because our customers deserve the taste, nutrition and enjoyment that AE Dairy products bring to our families and community.
Favorite AE Products: Almond Sweet Cream Whole Milk Yogurt and Fat Free Milk
President and CFO
Years with AE: 25 years
Primary Focus: To efficiently make, package and deliver premium quality, trusted products in order to delight our customers; provide for the entire AE family and continually grow and improve.
Favorite AE Products: Sweet Cream Whole Milk Yogurt and 2% Milk
Tom Evans, Director
Years with AE: 3 years
Primary Focus: To attract and maintain a happy workforce.
Favorite AE Products: Salt & Pepper Cottage Cheese and Chocolate Milk
Scott Groh, Director
Started September 2022
Primary Focus: To ensure the 250 products we make are packaged to meet our high standards. This means promoting a culture of excellence with employees, while keeping products cold and moving for a smooth transition from production to loadout.
Favorite AE Products: Egg Nog
Years with AE: 4 years
Primary Focus: To assure the consistency of our Ridiculously High Standards for all our products so we delight our customers.
Favorite AE Products: Old Fashioned Cottage Cheese and Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Yogurt
Chris Lee, Vice President
Sales and Distribution
Years with AE: 30 years
Primary Focus: To facilitate sales account development and product flow that meets the needs of our customers.
Favorite AE Product: Old Fashioned Cottage Cheese
Years with AE: 35 years
Primary Focus: To drive the AE brand forward in the marketplace.
Favorite AE Product: Chocolate Milk
Senior Cooler Supervisor
Years with AE: 2 years
Primary Focus: To direct and motivate the AE cooler staff in efficiently organizing and quickly loading AE products onto our trucks. Their attention to detail helps ensure AE products are hours fresh when they arrive for our customers.
Favorite AE Products: Cold Brew Egg Nog and Salt & Pepper Old Fashioned Cottage Cheese
Years with AE: 6 years
Primary Focus: To ensure the fleet of AE trucks, trailers and vans are ready, equipped and maintained for the distribution of our products.
Favorite AE Products: Whole Chocolate Milk and Buffalo Ranch Sour Cream Dip
Years with AE: Started October 2022
Primary Focus: To promote the AE brand and the good news about dairy and health.
Favorite AE Products: After Dinner Mint Chocolate Milk and Party Sour Cream Dip
Perseverance for Pie
The longest time in development for a new yogurt flavor was more than 10 years. Meanwhile, the most challenging yogurt flavor to get right was Strawberry Rhubarb Pie.
The Same High Standards for Sustainability
AE Dairy shares the concern to treat our earth well, leaving Iowa a clean and beautiful place for future generations. From recycling resources to sourcing local ingredients, a greener world is a better world. Learn more about our current initiatives for sustainability.
Support a Tradition of Excellence with a Career at AE
Being a different kind of dairy takes hard work, but at AE, we take care of our own. Consider starting a career at AE Dairy.