February 16, 2016

Congratulations to Mark Davis, chair of Davis Family Holdings for being named as a recipient of the prestigious 2016 Horatio Alger Award.

Mark’s father, Stan, attended Dairy School at the University of Minnesota in the 1930’s, and began the family’s legacy in the milk and cheese business. Mark’s two sons, Marty and Mitch, are graduates of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota and are leading the third generation of the family’s Minnesota business.

The following article describes Mark Davis' remarkable business journey: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/minnesota-businessman-and-distinguished-philanthropist-mark-davis-to-receive-2016-horatio-alger-award-300186880.html

The award is given to leaders who have succeeded despite adversity, and who are committed to higher education and philanthropy.  For more information about the award: https://www.horatioalger.org/