New Prairie Farms CEO looks to build off successes
March 9, 2022
By DANIEL GRANT
Prairie Farms Dairy named Matt McClelland as chief executive officer on Jan. 1.
He replaced longtime CEO Ed Mullins, who decided to step down and assume an advisory role as senior executive officer, after more than 40 years with the largest dairy cooperative in the Midwest.
With more than 30 years of his own experience at Prairie Farms, founded in Carlinville in 1938 and currently headquartered in Edwardsville, McClelland looks to build off successes and maintain a strong network of farmer members.
“We’ve got to maintain quality. That’s the foundation of our...