Brittany McKee East
4th-Generation Family Member, McKee Foods
Brittany McKee East is a fourth-generation family member and employee at McKee Foods Corporation. At 14, she began summer internships at the bakery in various functional areas. This early involvement sparked her interest in pursuing a long-term career at McKee. During college, Brittany continued her involvement at the family business, while attending Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tenn., where she graduated with a B.S. in Health Science. In 2016, she received an MBA in Operations and Management from the Crummer Graduate School of Business in Winter Park, Florida. Following graduation, Brittany worked in various roles and industries around the country, eventually landing in Denver, Colorado at Fresca Foods Inc., where she was the Materials Buyer for the Larabar brand. In 2019, she returned to McKee Foods as Senior Cost Accountant, and has sense transitioned to her current role, Product Development Manager. Brittany’s husband, Jarred is a real estate investor in the southeastern United States. They live near Chattanooga, Tenn., with their two boys, Carter and Bryson, and their two dogs.