Umpqua Dairy Promotes Smith & Stuckey

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Tamara Osborne, Marketing Coordinator, 541-672-2638

February 8th, 2012                                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

UMPQUA DAIRY PROMOTES SMITH & STUCKEY

(Roseburg, OR) Stephanie Smith and Marina Stuckey were recently promoted to new positions at Umpqua Dairy Products, Co. Stephanie Smith is our new Human Resources Director and Marina Stuckey is our new Controller.

In her new position, Mrs. Smith will be responsible for overseeing all areas of employee relations. This includes recruiting and staffing; compliance to regulatory concerns; employee development, training and safety and facilitating our employee benefit programs. She has been employed with Umpqua Dairy since 2007 as our Assistant Human Resources Director.   Prior to joining Umpqua Dairy, Smith was the Business Services Coordinator at UT&E and spent over 20 years in the grocery industry including working as a Store Director and a Human Resources Manager.  Mrs. Smith is married to Bryan and they have a daughter, Jayne.

As our new Controller, Mrs. Stuckey will be responsible for all accounting functions at Umpqua Dairy. Her job duties include budgeting; forecasting; financial analysis and reporting; managing assets, liabilities and equity positions, and supervising the accounting department staff. She has been with Umpqua Dairy for 6 years as our Assistant Controller and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Portland State University. Mrs. Stuckey was born and raised in Russia and previously worked in accounting positions in the forest products and furniture manufacturing industries. She is married to Jeff and they have three daughters, Nina, Ariel and Kira.

Still family owned and located in the heart of Oregon’s Umpqua Valley, Umpqua Dairy Products, Co. operates as the largest independent dairy in southern Oregon. The award winning fine line of dairy, ice cream and juice products are distributed throughout Oregon via distribution centers in Roseburg, Grants Pass, Coos Bay, Central Point, Portland, Klamath Falls, Salem and Eugene. A tradition of unsurpassed quality, freshness and customer service makes Umpqua Dairy a #1 choice for delicious, refreshing dairy products in the Northwest.