History

 

Ray Alderman Sr.Ray Alderman Sr.

began his career with Bowman Dairy, Chicago, IL, delivering via a horse and wagon in the early 1900's. In 1938, he became the General Manager of Spinney Run Farms in Libertyville, IL, eventually becoming President and part owner.

Ray Alderman Jr.

began his career at Spinney Run Farms in 1950. He started as a home delivery driver. He served Spinney Run Farms in many different roles until he became Vice-President in 1968.

Ray Alderman Jr.Ray Alderman III

was introduced to the family business in 1975, unloading trucks and helping on routes.

Ray Alderman & Sons is Born:

In 1979, Spinney Run Farms was sold to a competitor. Ray SR. retired from the business. In 1985, Ray JR. purchased a truck and route that was available in Kenosha, WI, from Dean Foods. Ray Alderman & Sons, Inc. was born from this single truck and 32 accounts.

Today,Dave Alderman Sr.

with Ray Alderman III as President, Ray Alderman & Sons, Inc. is one of the largest independent distributors within Dean Foods organization, and the largest in Wisconsin. We are presently servicing over 1,000 customers in Southeastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois, operating a distribution fleet of 30 vehicles.