12 U.S. distribution centers (DC), two Canadian DCs, one corporate sales office, over 6,000 employees. That’s a lot of people to get to know! Even though we can’t feature everyone from each location, we hope this series gives you an insight into the different jobs, experience levels, tenures, and personalities of Dot employees across the country.

Dot Foods Mt. Sterling Fast Facts

  • Located in Mt. Sterling, Illinois
  • Dot’s headquarters and largest warehouse facility is located here
  • Where the company was founded in 1960

Get to Know Mt. Sterling Employees

Hannah McHone

Job Title: HR Specialist

Years of Service at Dot: 7.5

What is your favorite part about your job? Reporting and learning different systems to do my job more efficiently 

What are you looking forward to most in 2021? We just got a couple new systems. I’m looking forward to seeing what they are capable of and how much they will change my day to day.

Emily Shaffer

Job Title: Pricing Team Manager

Years of Service at Dot: 8

What is your favorite part about your job? Working collaboratively with my team and other areas of the business to learn from one another, establishing plans to reach goals, and finding ways to better service our customers.

What is the most challenging part about your job? Keeping up with the changes 2020 had in store for us. I don’t think any of us could have imagined this year going the way it did, but, it’s amazing to see what we have accomplished during the pandemic.

Brandi Wharton

Job Title: Dry Warehouse Lead

Years of Service at Dot: 6

What is your favorite part about your job? Helping to develop future leaders.

What is the most challenging part about your job? Networking. I work weekend nights, so there aren’t many easy opportunities for visibility across different departments.

Dana Hamilton

Job Title: Garage Clerk Specialist

Years of Service at Dot: 27

What is your favorite part about your job? The relationships I have made with internal and external customers over the years, and the flexibility within my job.  

What are you looking forward to most in 2021? Spending more time with family and friends.

Susan Greaves

Job Title: Driver Trainer

Years at Dot: 3

Favorite part of your job? The open road and all the amazing people I meet along the way. 

What are you looking forward to most in 2021? The vaccine, some normalcy for everyone, and spring flowers.

Lila Martin 

Job Title: Driver Supervisor 

Years at Dot: 14 

Favorite part of your job? My job is a giant jigsaw with moving pieces. I enjoy the challenge and sense of accomplishment that comes from completing the current workload. 

What are you looking forward to most in 2021?  Watching my girls continue to grow.

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