Team Member Spotlight: Alex Ledding

July 22nd, 2016 (franklin)

Meet Alex Ledding, Franklin Foods West RO/UF Operator.

  • Where were you born? Miami, Florida
  • What is your background (i.e., experience, education, etc.)? Graduated Sun Prairie WI. I have been working in dairy manufacturing for 10 years: Cheese Making− Block Cheese, Cottage Cheese and Cream Cheese. Filtration: Micro Filtrating, Ultra Filtration, Reverse Osmosis, Water Polishing, Dia-Filtration, and running Protein Dryer.
  • What’s your role at Franklin Foods? Run the Filtration side of Franklin Foods, the UF/RO and State of Arizona point-person for HTST inspections. Worked my way up from Cheese Maker.
  • What do you like most about Franklin Foods? I love the work environment, the people and the products we make.
  • What are your hobbies? Spending time with my kids and building race cars.
  • What is your favorite song? I love all music mostly, besides country.
  • What do you consider your greatest achievement? Being able to provide for myself and my kids and keep them happy and cared for.
  • Who has influenced you most in your life? My brother, he has always been there for me no matter what. And has made me what I am today.
  • Where is one of your favorite places to visit? I grew up in California and Florida, the ocean is my go to place for surfing and boogie boarding and sun.
  • What is your favorite flavor of cream cheese or dish made with cream cheese? Jalapeño poppers and Jalapeño cream cheese.
Alex Ledding, Franklin Foods Team Member Spotlight

Alex Ledding, Franklin Foods Team Member Spotlight