Rick has had a passion for farming and business his entire life. After a successful 35 year career in seed sales, he turned his attention to diversifying the family farm by turning his crops into spirits.
Doris has farmed alongside her husband since they married in 1982 while also managing her own court reporting business. She brings reporting and legal skills to the family businesses.
Aubrey is Rick and Doris’ daughter. She graduated from the University of Illinois with an Agricultural Economics degree. Aubrey oversees daily operations at the farm and the distillery.
Kaleb is Rick and Doris' son. He graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Agriculture Industry Management. He is the production manager at the farm.
Adam is Rick and Doris’ nephew and is the distiller at Kennay Farms. He served in the United States Military and holds a Biology and Chemistry degree from Northern Illinois University.
Don taught Adam the art of distillation at the Rochelle ethanol plant and has been brewing beer for over a decade. His vast experience includes innovative flavors to expand your interest in craft beer.