University of Wisconsin–Madison
Quality Milk, Ice Cream & Cheese since 1951

Order deadline is December 17th in order to guarantee your package ships before the Holidays.

Staff

Full-Time

Kari Klitzman

Manager

kklitzman@wisc.edu

608-265-4039

Kari has been with the Babcock Dairy Store since August 2011.  Prior to that, she graduated from MATC with a degree in Graphic Arts.  Currently, she calls New Glarus, WI home.  Her favorite ice cream flavor is Peanut Butter Madness and she loves Dutch Kase when it comes to cheese.

Glenda Jones

Lead Worker

gfjones@wisc.edu

Glenda has over 14 years of experience working in the dairy store, beginning her time here in February 2003.  She lives just outside of Madison in Fitchburg, WI.  Her favorite ice cream flavor is Chocolate Peanut Butter and she swears by Brick cheese.

Student

Kayla Adams

Student Supervisor

Kayla has been working at Babcock for two years.  She is in her third year of school, majoring in International Relations, and grew up in West Salem, WI.  Kayla says her favorite flavor of ice cream is the Toasted S’more.  Fun fact: Kayla is fluent in Portuguese!

Megan Bohl

Student Worker

Megan grew up across the Mississippi River in Blaine, MN.  She has worked in the store for one year, and has found a love for Mocha Macchiato ice cream.  Her favorite cheese is Monterey Jack with Chives.  Megan is studying Biological Systems Engineering, and is in her third year of school.

Jordan Daniel

Student Worker

Jordan is a junior studying Environmental Engineering.  He calls Hudson, WI home.  His favorite cheese is Juustoleipa (a baked cheese originally from Finland) made with jalapeno peppers, and topping his ice cream list is Toasted S’mores.

Amelia Dharsana

Student Worker

Amelia hails from half-way around the world, in Jakarta, Indonesia!  She is a senior this year, majoring in Industrial Engineering.  Amelia is new to Babcock this semester, but has already grown to love our Juustoleipa cheese and Chocolate Chryst ice cream.

Allissa Frisle

Student Worker

Allissa is an Orange Custard Chocolate Chip lover.  She is a sophomore in school, pursuing a degree in Dairy Science.  Allissa grew up in northern Wisconsin, in the small town of Prairie Farm, and she began working for Babcock this fall.

Luke Geistlinger

Student Worker

Luke has worked at Babcock for three years.  He is originally from Madison, WI, and is studying Political Science and Economics.  His favorite cheese is Jalapeno Cheddar, and he is a big fan of Banana Peanut Butter ice cream.

Will Genthe

Student Worker

Will hails from Menomonee Falls, WI and is a new addition to our store team.  He is a junior, majoring in Genetics.  Orange Custard Chocolate Chip is Will’s favorite ice cream flavor, and Pepper Cheddar is his favorite cheese.

Rachel Gerbitz

Student Worker

Rachel is a double major in Dairy Science and Life Science Communications, and is in her third year of school.  She grew up south of Madison in Milton, WI.  Rachel worked in the store as a freshman, and is excited to return this year!  Her favorite cheese is Monterey Jack with Chives.

Rachel Hughes

Student Worker

Rachel is truly dedicated to our store, working here for all four years of her undergraduate career!  She will be a senior this year, finishing up a degree in Elementary Education.  Rachel can be found eating ice cream at any time of day, and opts for Badger Blast the most.  She calls Oregon, WI home.

Cal Johnson

Student Supervisor

Cal is a huge Toasted S’mores fan!  He is a senior studying Environmental Science, and hails from Hudson, WI.  He has been working at Babcock for two years, and is best known for his gourmet breakfast sandwiches.

Josh Kather

Student Supervisor

Josh grew up in Shorewood, WI, and is a senior studying Geoscience.  He claims he has spent more time in the dairy store than anywhere else on campus, working here since his freshman year!  His favorite ice cream flavor is Union Utopia.

Laura Koch

Student Worker

Laura likes the originals; her favorite flavor of ice cream is vanilla, and her favorite type of cheese is cheddar.  Laura is a genetics major, and is just starting out her college career.  Her hometown is Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Ben Kohls

Student Worker

Ben is a new face in the store this Fall, but is excited to be part of the team!  He is studying Chemical Engineering, and is in his senior year of school.  Ben hails from Manitowoc, WI.  His favorite flavor of ice cream is Frozen Fuel, and he loves to snack on Pepper Cheddar cheese.

Harry Lauhon

Student Worker

Harry is a senior majoring in Economics.  He is a Madison native, and has been working in the store for one year.  His favorite cheese variety is Pesto Havarti, and he is a Chocolate Peanut Butter fan when it comes to ice cream.  Fun fact: Harry is allergic to horses.

Abigail Martin

Marketing Intern

Abigail began working at Babcock as a freshman, in the dairy plant.  She has now transitioned into a new role as the Marketing intern.  Abigail is a senior this year, majoring in Dairy Science with an Agricultural Business Management certificate.  She hails from Milton, WI, and is a big fan of our Pumpkin Pie ice cream!

Sophie Mauk

Student Supervisor

Sophie is Political Science major from Neenah, WI, and is in her third year of school.  She has been working at Babcock for two years.  When asked, Sophie says her favorite flavor of ice cream is Cinnamon Snickerdoodle.

Parker McManaman

Student Worker

Parker has been working at Babcock for one year.  On his break time, he likes to enjoy a cup of Badger Blast ice cream or a piece of some Dutch Kase cheese.  Parker is from Greendale, WI and is a sophomore studying Landscape Architecture.

Liz Mittler

Student Worker

Liz is originally from Crown Point, IN.  She is a Wildlife Ecology major, in her fourth year of school.  Liz recently joined our team, and is a fan of Colby cheese.  If it’s ice cream that she’s feeling, Liz likes Orange Custard Chocolate Chip best.

Gage Moreno

Student Worker

Gage is a senior, majoring in Genetics.  He hails from the East Coast, calling Williamsburg, VA home.  A seasoned veteran, Gage has been working in our store for three years, and says Pepper Cheddar is his favorite type of cheese.  Fun Fact: Gage loves to snowmobile!

Kaedan O'Brien

Student Supervisor

Kaedan says the Toasted S’more ice cream and Juustoleipa Jalapeno cheese are his all-time Babcock favorites.  He is a senior majoring in Anthropology and Zoology, and has been working in the store for two years.  Kaedan grew up in Cadott, WI.

Sam Palmer

Student Worker

Sam calls both Edmonds, WA and Madison, WI home.  He is currently a junior, studying Biology.  When asked about cheese, Sam replied with a joke about the three little pigs and the big bad wolf, eventually ending with the punch line: Brick cheese is his favorite.

Amber Piepenburg

Student Worker

Amber’s hometown is north of Madison, in Reedsville, WI.  She recently started working at Babcock, and loves Swiss cheese.  She is a senior this year, majoring in Mechanical Engineering.  Fun fact: Amber is a triplet!

Faith Pilditch

Student Worker

Faith is a Dietetics major from Oak Park, IL.  She is a sophomore this year, and has worked in the store for one year.  As far as sandwich making goes, Faith claims she makes the best vegetarian sandwich at Babcock!  When choosing a cheese, her favorite go-to is Monterey Jack with Chive.

Dylan Schulz

Student Worker

Dylan is a sophomore, and is majoring in Spanish.  He grew up north of Madison, in Kaukauna, WI.  Dylan is a new addition to the Babcock staff, but already has a favorite flavor of ice cream: Blue Moon!  As for cheese, he likes Brick the best.

Leah Szczech

Student Supervisor

Leah is a Madison native, and has been with Babcock for three years.  She is a fan of our Chocolate Turtle ice cream and the Jalapeno Juustoleipa cheese.  Leah is a senior this year, finishing up her degree in Zoology.  Fun Fact: When Leah graduates, she hopes to become a zookeeper!

Grace Vriezen

Student Worker

Grace is a senior majoring in Communication Arts and Geography.  She hails from Rochester, MN, and has been working at the store for three years.  When asked, she says her favorite flavor of Babcock ice cream is Toasted S’mores.  Fun Fact: Grace recently studied abroad in the Netherlands!

Andy Waldron

Student Worker

Andy is a big fan of our seasonal ice cream flavor, Caramel Apple, and our Medium Cheddar cheese.  He calls Greendale, WI home.  Here in Madison, he is pursuing a degree in Computer Science.  Andy has been working at Babcock for one year.

Tom Walker

Student Worker

Tom is studying Agricultural Business Management and Economics, and is in his final year of school.  He has been working at Babcock for two years and enjoys Salted Caramel Toffee ice cream the most.  Around the store, Tom is best known for his love of deli pickles.