Brian S. Dreibelbis
Smeal College of Business Biography
Brian Dreibelbis is the Senior Director of Supply Chain Human Resources / Labor
and Employee Relations for Land O’Lakes. His primary deliverables are to be a strategic
Human Resources Business Advisor with Corporate Supply Chain professionals, develop
broad company Labor and Employee Relations Strategy and interact with key Labor
Leaders across the United States. Prior to joining Land O’Lakes, he held Supply Chain,
Human Resources, and Labor and Employee Relations positions of increasing
responsibility with The Walt Disney Company, General Mills, and Kraft Foods.
Brian is a nationally recognized Labor Leader with organizations such as the US
LERN, The US Labor Negotiations Institute, and The National Food and Dairy Board.
Since 2013, he has held positions on numerous US House of Representatives and Senate
subcommittees to address the Multiemployer Pension Crisis for US workers. In March
2019, he reached a unique agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to
adopt a company-defined contribution plan as a pension replacement; the first of its kind
in US Labor history. He currently works closely with the US Department of Labor on key
labor issues facing our country.
Brian has served on many committees at Penn State Berks since 2016, and most
recently was appointed to the Chancellor’s Advisory Board in 2021. In 2018, he became
actively involved at the Smeal College of Business Mentoring Program as a student
mentor and contributing committee member. Brian is a consistent presence offering insight
and guidance to The Tarriff Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility, the
Supply Chain and Information Systems Department, and the Office of Diversity
Enhancement Programs at Smeal.
Brian graduated with an undergraduate degree in Supply Chain / Operations
Management from Penn State in 1985 and earned an Executive Master’s Degree in Labor
and Employee Relations from the University of Michigan in 1993.