Mr. Boccadoro is responsible for overseeing West Coast Advisores public affairs, regulatory affairs and governmental relations practices. With expertise in agriculture, energy, water, finance, resource planning, health care and environmental issues, Michael has extensive working relationships with public officials and media representatives involved in these areas.
Mike will provide an update on issues and activities to insure long term sustainability of California dairy farms – environmental stewardship , and responsible animal care.
Mr. English concentrates his practice on challenging and defending federal and state regulatory decisions affecting the food and beverage industry. He has obtained numerous favorable rulings for his clients before the FDA, USDA, and other state and federal agencies.
In this 2020 election year, Chip will give CCOA Annual Meeting attendees a window into the national politics and how it may impact California dairy industry business climate.
Mike McCully owns The McCully Group which is a strategic consulting firm that provides supply chain solutions to dairy and food companies. The McCully Group has worked with many of the top dairy companies in North America as well as major multi-national food companies. Client projects include business analysis, procurement strategy, and commodity risk management.
Mike will be sharing his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities for driving sustainable growth of California’s dairy industry and serve as a panel moderator of industry leaders to address this subject also.
Phil Plourd is President of Blimling and Associates, Inc. and President of the services division of Dairy.com. He has been involved in dairy market analysis, research, forecasting and risk management activities for 20 years. Phil draws on that experience to lead an expert team of 16 who are committed to helping clients find better ways to do business.
Phil will give us an entertaining and informative presentation on the economic environment that the California dairy industry is operating for the years to come. Phil always delivers though provoking insights that can help you navigate your drive to sustainable dairy industry growth and innovation.