Board & Management

Adolphus B. Baker
Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors

Adolphus B. “Dolph” Baker began his career with Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. in 1986 in management training. In 1987 Baker served as Assistant to the President. In 1988 Baker was promoted to Vice President and Director of Marketing. He was promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer in 1997 and served in that capacity until 2010 when he assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer until 2012. In 2012 he was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors and currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Dolph is currently the Chairman of the Board of United States Egg Marketers, member of the Board of Directors of Eggland’s Best, LLC and Eggland’s Best, Inc. and member of the Board of Directors of Trustmark Corporation and Trustmark National Bank of Jackson, MS. He previously served as Chairman of the Board of United Egg Producers, American Egg Board, Egg Clearing House and Mississippi Poultry Association.

Sherman Miller
President, Chief Operations Officer and Director

Sherman Miller was elected President in March 2018. He was elected Chief Operations Officer in May 2011 and elected to the Board of Directors in July 2012. Miller joined Cal-Maine Foods in 1996. He served as Vice President of operations while working in the Company's Chase, Kansas, office where he was previously the General Manager. He has served in management positions at the Company's processing plant locations in Delta, Utah, and Edwards, Mississippi. He completed a summer internship with Cal-Maine Foods at the Edwards, Mississippi location prior to his graduation from Mississippi State University in 1997 with a bachelor's degree in poultry science. He is a member of the board of the U.S. Poultry and Egg Association.

Max Bowman
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, Secretary and Director

Max P. Bowman was elected a director and Chief Financial Officer on Oct 5, 2018.  Previously, he served as the Vice-President of Finance.  Prior to joining the company he was CFO of  Southern States Utility Trailer Sales, Inc. and H & P Leasing, Inc. from October 2014 until June 2018. From 2003 to 2014, Mr. Bowman was co-founder, president and director of Tenax LLC and Tenax Aerospace, LLC.   Mr. Bowman also served as a board member and executive officer of WGS Systems, LLC.  From 1997 until 2003 he served as the Chief Financial Officer for ChemFirst, Inc.  He is a certified public accountant and holds an undergraduate degree in accounting from Mississippi State University.

Steve W. Sanders
Outside Director

Steve W. Sanders was elected a director in July 2009. Mr. Sanders was the managing partner of the Jackson, Mississippi, office of Ernst & Young LLP. He retired after over thirty years with the firm serving both public and private assurance clients. Sanders currently serves as a lecturer at the Adkerson School of Accounting, Mississippi State University, teaching accounting and auditing courses. Sanders is a director of Valley Services, Inc., a privately-held food services company. He is a certified public accountant and holds an undergraduate degree in accounting and an MBA from Mississippi State University.

Letitia C. Hughes
Outside Director

Letitia C. Hughes has served as a director of the company since 2001. From 1974 until her retirement in 2014 Ms. Hughes was associated with Trustmark National Bank, Jackson, Mississippi, in managerial positions. At her retirement she was serving as Senior Vice-President, Manager, Private Banking. Ms. Hughes is an independent director.

James E. Poole
Outside Director

James E. Poole was elected a director in October 2004. A member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Mr. Poole is a founding partner of Grantham Poole CPA firm in Jackson, MS. He has owned businesses in real estate development and mortgage banking, as well as oil and gas exploration.

Camille S. Young
Outside Director

Camille S. Young was appointed as a director in March 2021. Ms. Young currently serves as Principal and Director of Cornerstone Government Affairs, a full-service, bipartisan consulting firm specializing in federal and state government relations, public affairs and strategic communications and advisory services. At Cornerstone, she also serves as the co-chair of the firm’s diversity and inclusion working group. Prior to joining Cornerstone, she spent 10 years as a government affairs representative with one of Mississippi’s leading law firms, Watkins Ludlam Winter & Stennis, P.A.

Ms. Young is an active member of the Jackson, Mississippi community and currently serves on the inaugural Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the Madison County Business League and Foundation. Ms. Young earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Master’s Degree from Mississippi State University and holds a Diversity and Inclusion certificate from Cornell University.

Jeff Hardin

Vice President, Sales

Tim Thompson

Vice President, Operations

Matthew Arrowsmith

Vice President, Egg Sales

Rob Holladay

Vice President, General Counsel

Todd Walters

Vice President, Operations

Mike Castleberry

Vice President, Controller

Christopher Myers

Vice President, Operations

Wil Webb

Vice President, Operations

Kevin Lastowski

Vice President, Operations

Michael Ermon

Vice President, Operations

Josh Moore

Vice President, Operations