Working “Distantly”

As businesses and organizations across the nation are doing, at Colony Brands, Inc. and our affiliated companies we are making daily efforts to position our workplace in order to help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Strong action plans have been developed to protect the safety and health of our employees with one action [...]

Business & Community (Feb 20)

Clinton B-rrry Scurry Clinton Community College held the 38th Annual B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile Run on Saturday, February 1, 2020.  Colony Brands is a corporate sponsor of the event each year.  Proceeds of the race benefit Clinton Community College students through B-rrry Scurry Scholarships. Thank you to all the employees who represented Colony Brands in the race!  [...]

Employee Spotlight: Bill Helt

Q & A Bill Helt - Director - Non Food Operations Where do you live? Sun Prairie, WI How long have you worked for Colony Brands? 20 years Briefly explain your job – what’s the best part? I oversee all of Colony’s non-food fulfillment centers located in Clinton & Peosta, Iowa and Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. The [...]

Colony Brands CEO John Baumann’s signing off message to employees

A New Year’s message to employees as John Baumann signs off as CEO of Colony Brands.

Contributing to Green County Growth

Colony Brands is helping to spur development in local startups and emerging growth companies by providing financial support to the new Green County Growth Opportunity Fund. The Green County Growth Opportunity Fund is a revolving loan tool used for development and expansion of small businesses. Administered by the Green County Development Corporation (GCDC), it is [...]

Colony Brands Accelerates Local Youth

Colony Brands recently presented over $75,000 to programs aimed at accelerating the youth of Green County: A total of $28,000 to nine different school districts in southwest Wisconsin including Monroe, Juda, Blackhawk, Monticello, Brodhead, Albany, New Glarus, Belleville and Argyle for their weekend food programs for students in need; $20,000 to the Monroe Youth Center [...]

Colony Brands CEO John Baumann Announces Jan. 1, 2020 Retirement

Monroe, WI - Now in his 35th year at Colony Brands, President and Chief Executive Officer, John Baumann, has announced that he will step down as CEO early next year.  Baumann will retain his role as CEO through Jan. 1, 2020, but will transition his title of President to current Chief Financial Officer, Bob Erb, [...]

Colony Brands President and CEO receives Distinguished Service Award

John Baumann, President and CEO of Colony Brands, was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The Distinguished Service Award is given to journalism school graduates for significant contributions in journalism and mass communication. The award recognized Baumann’s leadership in making Colony Brands one of the largest [...]

10x Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award Winner!

Colony Brands was awarded the Wisconsin Corporate Safety Award at the Annual Wisconsin Safety Conference on April 16 & 17 at the Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells. This prestigious honor is co-sponsored by the Wisconsin Safety Council and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development. The annual awards program honors businesses for exemplary safety records and excellence [...]

Teacher Recognition Program Awards

A total of $20,000 in monetary awards was presented to six teachers from the School District of Monroe in Monroe, Wisconsin. The educators were recently honored through the Colony Brands Foundation Teacher Recognition Program. This is the third year of the program, which was announced by the Foundation in the fall of 2016.  The goal [...]