Meet the Team

Tom Fuhrmann

Thomas Fuhrmann is a veterinarian and founder of the DairyWorks management system.  He has been a veterinary practitioner in the dairy industry for 40 years all over the U.S and has had helped many dairies not only with herd health but also with creating effective management systems with his clients.

He's a leader in the veterinary dairy segment and has held all of the leadership offices in the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.

• Health management services for dairies across the US
• Held all offices in the American Association of Bovine Practitioners; award recipient from this organization.
Founder of DairyWorks, a company that provides management consulting and training for dairymen and dairy industry professionals.
Seminars, presentations and consulting to enterprises in Mexico, Saudi Arabia, China, Russia, as well as in select countries in Europe and South America.

David Fuhrmann

David Fuhrmann is a retired President of Foremost Farms USA Cooperative. He spent his entire career in the dairy manufacturing industry and has been very active; influential in state, regional, and national dairy related issues.

Dave served as an officer in both the National Milk Producers Federation and the International Dairy Foods Association.

  • Foremost Farms operates 12 manufacturing facilities in the Midwest for 1,800 farmers
  • Employed 1,125
  • Generated over $1.7 billion in sales

He is also an accomplished speaker.

Donald Kerper

Donald Kerper is an
Industrial /Organizational Psychology practitioner and an IAF award winning facilitator.

Kerper has assisted clients all over the US develop strategic focus, create effective leaders for effective execution of strategy, and in developing systems for engaging all employees in business improvement.  He is an author of ten books on a variety of business improvement and leadership topics.

  • Development of strategic vision and the formation of strategy
  • Creation of the leadership capacity to create and execute organizational strategy
  • Engagement of all employees appropriately in performance improvement
  • Utilization of statistical methods and thinking to make decisions
  • Management / facilitation of projects that are complex and high risk

He is also an accomplished speaker and writer.