CEO & Chief Engagement Officer
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 from Morningside College. 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 the role of President & CEO and in October 2021, he assumed his current position as CEO/Chief Engagement Officer of Wells Enterprises. Mike continues to lead the family’s 100+ year-old privately held company.
Mike serves on the Iowa Business council, 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.