President, CEO & Board Member
Mike Wells started working in the family business in 1977 as a route driver while working his way through college and joined the Blue Bunny sales force in 1981 upon graduation with a BS in Business Administration. Early in his management career, Mike held various positions culminating with a series of Sr. management positions which eventually led to his title as COO in 2007. On November 13, 2007, Mike assumed his current position as President and CEO of Wells Enterprises and today he continues to lead the family’s 100+ year-old privately held company.
Mike serves on the International Dairy Foods Association Executive Council and is Chair of the International Dairy Foods Association ice cream segment board and is a recognized leader having received the Ernst and Young Manufacturing Entrepreneur of the Year for the central region, the Edward Deming Entrepreneurial and business excellence award, and the International Dairy Foods Associations Soaring Eagle leadership award.