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About Us

About Us

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WE ARE YOUR DAIRY SUPPLY & SERVICE HEADQUARTERS

Our Mission

To value people in humble service toward our teammates and customers

as we seek opportunities to support our dairy farmers as they feed the world.

Our Core Values

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Honesty

Honesty

We strive to be absolutely truthful and transparent in every interaction with each other and our customers.

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Integrity

Integrity

We strive to maintain ethical consistency in all of our principles and practices.

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Quality

Quality

We strive to maintain a standard of excellence in all of our supplies and service.

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Professionalism

Professionalism

We strive to maintain a culture of confidence, humility, and respect.

Our Mission
Our Values
Our Team
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Our Management Team

We could not serve dairies the way we do without each and every member of our team.

Our managers do their best to serve the rest of the team by helping them bring their best.

See their bios below:

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Troy Anderson

General Manager

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IBA Dairy Depot

Raised in Wisconsin, Troy Anderson earned his B.S. in Mass Communications and Business from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Troy has over 30 years of experience in the dairy industry, serving in various sales and managing capacities for Wells Enterprises (producer of Blue Bunny ice cream) in Wisconsin and New Mexico. In July 2020, Troy joined the IBA Dairy Depot team as Sales Manager and has played a pivotal role in meeting customer needs efficiently. Troy and his wife Teresa enjoy hot air ballooning in their free time.

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Rudy Vanderwal

President

Rudy Vanderwal has over 25 years of experience in the dairy industry. Raised in northern Michigan, he grew up working on a dairy farm. Rudy earned his Associates in Dairy Management from Michigan State University before working alongside dairymen in northern Colorado. Rudy established IBA Dairy Depot in 2001. Steady growth and a need for quality service prompted Rudy and his team to establish Advanced Dairy Service in 2008. Since then, Rudy has enjoyed serving his customers and employees as the industry continues to evolve. Rudy and his wife Stacie enjoy outdoor activities with their family, including stock car racing on the weekends.

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Rick Krehbiel

HR Manager

Born and raised in the wheat fields of Western Kansas, Rick graduated with honors from Fort Hays State University with a BS in Business Administration, and a BA in Music performance. An unexpected opportunity in retail management led to a career of more than 25 years in executive business leadership. Rick joined the IBA Dairy Depot team in Jan 2023 and is honored to help lead the Company in the role of HR Manager. “I am blessed beyond measure to be part of a like-minded Senior Management Team committed to a company founded on the Core Values of Honesty, Integrity, Quality, and Professionalism, with emphasis on Valuing People.” With his bride of 25+ years by his side, Rick enjoys time with their six children and granddaughter. His love of nature and passion for photography is shared by his family resulting in many memorable adventures. Outdoor activities and their kids’ school events make up the majority of his leisure time.

“There is no higher calling than to serve others and it is an honor to be part of a company committed to doing just that.”

“Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all for the glory of God.”

1 Corinthians 10:31

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Don Gossard

General Manager

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Advanced Dairy Service

Don was born in Iowa, raised in Colorado. After spending over 20 years with the Denver Fire department, he is joining Advanced Dairy Service's management. Bringing his values of honesty, integrity, quality, and professionalism from fire-fighting and fitting in perfectly here at Dairy Depot. Don is happily married with 3 children, and 5 grandchildren. He enjoys leather working and spending time with his wife.

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Steve Hall

General Manager 

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Kansas

Steve was born and raised in Dodge City Kansas. After spending over 20 years in the dairy sales field, he is joining Dairy Depot and leading the Kansas division. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife, their kids and grandchildren, as well as time on his Harley Fatboy. 

“I look forward to serving the dairies of Kansas, as well as my coworkers, and I appreciate this amazing opportunity that I have been blessed with!”

Our History

Our History

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2001: Dairy Depot is born

RUDVAN, Inc. dba IBA Dairy Depot (IBA) was incorporated on January 10, 2001 in LaSalle, Colorado as an authorized distributor for IBA, Inc., a privately-held dairy supply company headquartered in Massachusetts.

2006: move to Evans facility

Outgrowing our original warehouse in LaSalle, we built a brand-new custom facility in Evans, where we expanded our product mix and customer base.

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2008: Advanced Dairy Service is born

In response to local demand for more dairy service options, Advanced Dairy Service, Inc. (ADS) was incorporated on February 15, 2008. ADS began servicing dairies across the Front Range, providing regular maintenance, on-call repairs, and equipment installations.

2020: recast vision

In the interest of building a more cohesive team and reflecting a shared mission, in the spring of 2020, we developed our combined                                         for IBA and ADS. We also upgraded and rebranded, building 2 new delivery trailers and placing our logos on all of our vehicles.

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2021: new horizons

As we exited the pandemic era, we began partnerships with new vendors, including Boumatic and Dixon. We sent our first email newsletter to customers in April and launched our official website in June of 2021. 

2022-present: Expansion to Kansas

In April 2022, we officially launched a brand-new division in Garden City, Kansas! Steve Hall joined our team as General Manger for the new division. Since then, we have begun providing full supply and service to dairies across Western Kansas.

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Employment Opportunities
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Work for Us!

If you want to be part of a team of people who care for each other, for our business, and for the people who supply food to our community, come join us!

In our ever-changing industry, there are plenty of opportunities!

Interested in dairy? Send us a resumé!

Now Hiring: Service Tech (Kansas) and Route Deliver Driver & Sales (Kansas)

Send Current Resumé to rick@dairydepot.us

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