Management Team

IMG_5695Leon Berthiaume, General Manager – Leon graduated from the University of Vermont in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He is a certified Public Accountant who worked for a Vermont accounting firm before joining the St. Albans Cooperative Creamery in 1984 as the controller. He was appointed to General Manager in 1991 and is responsible for overall Cooperative operations and the support and achievement of the Cooperative’s Mission Statement.




DSCN0227Rob Hirss,  Operations Manager- Rob graduated from the University of Vermont in 1982 with a B.S. degree in Dairy Technology. He has over 30 years of dairy plant management experience including time with Pollio Dairys, International Cheese, Beatrice Cheese, St. Albans Co-op, Cabot Cheese and Swan Valley Cheese. He rejoined the Coop’s Management Team in June 2015 as the Operations Manager.



                                      John Smith, Chief Financial Officer