Michael Buckley

board member, membership committee chair, FBN-North America Board of Directors

 Michael Buckley

Michael Buckley is a retired Vice President of Business Development for Dot Foods, with a career there of 25 years.

In the years spent with Dot he was responsible for not only seeking out new business opportunities, cultivating Dot’s relationships with food industry manufacturers, and driving the company toward its current success, but also cultivating the business development managers he managed as well.

His responsibilities at Dot also included participation in the following oversight groups:|

• Strategic Planning Group
• Financial Review Group
• Total Quality Management Oversight
• Women’s Leadership Group & Diversity Leadership Group
• GS-1 Marketing Committee (industry group)
• Retirement Plan Trustee
• Family Council

Prior to Dot, he was in the financial services industry for 14 years, serving as Executive Vice President of Kemper Investments and a member of their Advisory Board for three years prior to joining Dot Foods. Currently he is on the Board of Directors of Triad Technologies.

Michael has a bachelor’s degree in business, with a finance emphasis, from Western Illinois University.

He is married to Jean, one of Dot’s founders R.T. and Dorothy Tracy’s daughters, and they have four children.