BIOGRAPHY

Jamie Zimmerman

CEO & General Manager, Dairy One Cooperative, Inc.; VP Farm Practices, Dairy Farmers of America

Jamie Zimmerman, Facilitator of The Connect Dairy Panel

CEO & General Manager, Dairy One Cooperative, Inc.; VP Farm Practices, Dairy Farmers of America

Education MBA, Syracuse University 1997 Bachelors of Science – Farm Business Management and Finance, Cornell University 1982 Lead New York Class II

Industry Leadership Coop 401K Fiduciary Board (current) Pro Dairy Advisory Group (current) NMPF Environmental Issues Committee (current) NDHIA Board of Directors (previous) National Livestock Producers Association (previous) Lead New York Board of Directors (previous) New York Center for Dairy Excellence Board of Directors (previous) Ontario County Farm Bureau Board of Directors (previous)

Work Experience Dairy Farmers of America/Dairylea Cooperative Inc. 1989 to present

Current Positions CEO & General Manager Dairy One Cooperative, Inc.

Responsible for all general management activities of Dairy One. Dairy One is an information and laboratory services business based in Ithaca, NY with gross sales of $24 million. Dairy One employs 160 field employees throughout the Northeast, and 100 employees in laboratories in Ithaca, New York.

President Agricultural Consulting Services, Inc.

Responsible for all business activities of Agricultural Consulting Services (ACS). ACS is an agronomy and nutrient management consulting firm providing services to farmers in the Northeast United States.

Vice President of Farm Practices Dairy Farmers of America

Previous Positions Dairylea Cooperative Inc.

Vice President - Empire Livestock, LLC Director of Risk Management (originated 1st milk forward contracting program in the U.S. that has since grown to be the largest program in the U.S.) Director of Field Services Western Membership Manager Director of Farm Management Services Director of Farm Resources
Farm Resource Specialist

Zimmerman Farms, Canandaigua, NY Partner/Manager