Meet The Creamery Owners

Michelle & Jack Rudolph

Jack first discovered his love for goats after visiting a goat dairy in Northern California with his sister in high school. Shortly thereafter, he began procuring fresh goat milk and making his own cheeses at home while working at a startup in Palo Alto. Quickly finding himself drawn to cheesemaking more than anything else, Jack decided to purchase his own goats and move to Stepladder Ranch to take over his grandfather’s ranch operations and build a creamery. Michelle's background is in event planning and wineries. She moved to the Central Coast to attend Cal Poly and never left. Jack and Michelle met during the inception phase of the creamery and have been managing the ranch together ever since.

Alan Production Crew
Allyson Bay Area Market Crew
Amanda Marketing & E-Commerce Director
Brooke Bay Area Market Crew
Dan Production Crew
Ella Rose Bay Area Market Crew
Erica Los Angeles Farmers Market Manager
Erik Inside Sales and Fulfillment Manager
Hannah Herd Assistant
Harley Assistant Cheesemaker
Hayley Herd Assistant & Central Coast Market Crew
Jessica Bay Area Market Crew
Jose Production Crew
Josh Bay Area Market Crew
Julian Bay Area Market Crew
Kayata Bay Area Market Crew
Kyrsha Bay Area Market Crew
Luis Production Crew
Lupita Production Crew
Michele Bay Area Farmers Market Manager
Monica Bay Area Market Crew
Noor Bay Area Market Crew
Roberto Production Crew
Robin Head Cheesemaker
Ryan Director of Operations
Sophie Herd Manager
Tyrell Bay Area Market Crew
Whitney Assistant Herd Manager & Central Coast Market Crew
Yamel Bay Area Market Crew