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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 17 years of experience working in the dairy store, beginning her time here in February 2003.  She lives just outside of Madison in Fitchburg, WI, but her hometown is Gary, Indiana. Believe it or not, she actually went to kindergarten with Michael Jackson! Her favorite Babcock ice cream flavor is Chocolate Peanut Butter and she swears by Brick cheese.

Tanya Kelsey

Assistant Manager

Tanya is from Odessa, Ukraine, and she has been working at the store for over a year now. She loves our Chocolate Chryst ice cream and our Dutch Kase cheese. And just like many others, her favorite Babcock memory is when Jared got locked in the freezer.

Student

Josie Anderson

Student Worker

Josie is a freshman here at UW-Madison majoring in Japanese and Nutritional Science. She loves our feature flavor Bec-Key Lime Pie and our Dutch Kase cheese. She is also a huge fan of our Wisconsin Swing toasted sandwich, and (on a completely unrelated note) she loves peaches!

Signe Branham

Student Worker

Signe is a sophomore studying Food Science at UW-Madison. She’s from way up north in Bayfield, Wisconsin, and she’s been working at the store for a few months now. Since starting work, she has discovered her favorite ice cream flavor is Bec-Key Lime Pie and her favorite sandwich is the Mendota Club.

Europa Christoffel

Student Worker

Europa is a senior majoring in Communication Arts. She’s from Verona, Wisconsin, and she has been working for us for nearly two years! Her favorite ice cream is our Union Utopia! She loves our Dutch Kase cheese, and her favorite Babcock memory is when Jared got locked in the freezer!

Kylie Compe

Marketing Intern

Kylie is a senior majoring in Journalism and Environmental Studies with certificates in Digital Studies and Photography. This is her first year working for us, but she has loved our Orange Custard Chocolate Chip ice cream her whole life. Her favorite cheese is our Dutch Kase, and she’s a big fan of our Clucky Bucky flatbread.

Diana Fares

Student Worker

Diana is a junior at UW-Madison majoring in Biological Systems Engineering in hopes of being a Food Engineer. She loves our Bec-Key Lime Pie and Strawberry ice creams, along with our Havarti cheese and Breakfast Sandwich. She is also from Moscow, Russia!

Ally Geiger

Student Worker

Ally is a senior majoring in Journalism. She’s homegrown right here in Madison and she just started working for us this year! She’s come to love our Pesto Havarti cheese, and she likes to mix things up a bit and have a combination of Mocha Macchiato and Chocolate Peanut Butter! Fun fact: she has an irrational fear of grasshoppers!

Jared Hanken

Student Worker

Jared is a junior at UW-Madison studying Forestry. Before coming to college, he spent six years building custom furniture! He has been working in the store for a year now, and he is a big fan of our Dutch Kase cheese. He also loves our classic strawberry ice cream so much, he managed to get himself locked in the freezer with it!

Camelia Khalida

Student Worker

Camelia is a sophomore from Singapore studying Economics and Gender studies at UW-Madison. She has been working at Babcock for a year now, and her favorite ice cream flavors are Orange Custard Chocolate Chip and our Financial Lemon-Aid ice creams. As for cheese, she loves our Pesto Havarti!

Ella Larson

Student Worker

Ella is a sophomore at UW-Madison triple majoring (yes triple majoring) in International Studies, German and European Studies. It’s no surprise that she spent two months backpacking Europe! Despite being a world-traveler, she still finds comfort in our local Mendota Club toasted sandwich and our Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream!

Muhammad Nabhan Kamarudzman

Student Worker

Muhammad is a freshman from UW-Madison majoring in Economics. He is from Malaysia and has just started working at Babcock as of this fall. He says he’s never had to wake up at 6 a.m. until he started working here, but there’s a first time for everything! Hopefully the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ice cream and our Baby Swiss cheese make up for the early mornings.

Ainsley Parvin

Student Worker

Ainsley is a sophomore here at UW-Madison, and she has been working at Babcock for a year now! Her favorite ice cream is torn between our feature flavor March on Leckrone and Cookies & Cream, but the Buckingham sandwich is no contest in her mind. She’s also very proud of the fact that THE DiGiorno Pizza follows her on Instagram.

Yuqi Shi

Student Worker

Yugi is a freshman at UW-Madison who calls China home. He loves our Union Utopia ice cream, our Swiss cheese and our toasted quesadilla lunch item. Learning about cheese and ice cream is one of his favorite things about his time at Babcock.

Reichell Solis

Student Worker

Reichell is a senior at UW-Madison majoring in Biochemistry. She is from Panama and has been working at Babcock for over half a year! She loves our Bec-Key Lime Pie ice cream and our Jalapeno Cheddar cheese. She also loves our meat quesadillas!

Andy Waldron

Student Worker

Andy has been working for Babcock for over two years now, and he is in his senior year of college. He is a big fan of our ice cream flavor, Cookie Dough and our Monterey Jack w/ Garden Vegetable cheese. He calls Greendale, WI home, but here in Madison, he is pursuing a degree in Computer Science.

Seth Weld

Student Worker

Seth is native Madisonian and a freshman at UW-Madison majoring in Accounting. He loves our Union Utopia ice cream and our popular toasted flatbread, the Clucky Bucky. Seth has also ran TWO full marathons!

Hamsa Yogini Ganesan

Student Worker

Hamsa is a sophomore at UW-Madison studying Actuarial Science, Finance, Investment & Banking and Risk Management. She is from Malaysia, and she has just started working for us this fall! Her favorite ice cream is our Bec-Key Lime Pie, and she loves our Jalapeno Cheddar cheese. Her favorite sandwich is our Wisconsin Swing!