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Minerva Dairy Chief Executive Officer Philip R. Mueller has been elected to serve for a three-year term as a Class I Director of Consumers Bancorp, Inc. and Consumers National Bank. He has also been appointed to serve as an independent member of the audit and asset/liability committees.
Consumers Bankcorp, Inc., the holding company for Consumers National Bank, announced the appointments at the bank's annual meeting of shareholders on Oct. 27.
Mueller took over the operation of the Minerva Dairy, America's oldest family owned cheese and butter dairy, in 1976. He brings to the bank more than 50 years of experience in wholesale and retail sales of dairy products, which includes expertise in dairy technology, agriculture, manufacturing, research and development, production, quality control, finance and human resources.
Mueller's son, Adam Mueller, and daughter, Venae Watts, represent the sixth generation of family in management at Minerva Dairy.
Mueller received the Young Professional Achievement Award from Ohio State University in 1981. He is involved in professional and community organizations serving in various leadership roles, including past president of the Mid-West Dairy Association, past president of the Rotary Club of Minerva, Rotarian Paul Harris Fellow, and the current chairman of the Rotary Youth Exchange.
He resides in Minerva with his wife, Sarah.