Essence Riley

Essence Riley

Director, Partnership Marketing


Essence Riley came to Dairy MAX motivated to create meaningful experiences for dairy consumers and dairy farmers. She attended both Howard University and Northwestern University, earning a BBA in marketing and an MS in integrated marketing communications. She began her career at Discover Card, has served as an account executive at Schafer Condon Carter in Chicago and came to Dairy MAX in February 2016. She currently lives in Frisco, Texas with her husband, Adrian, son Caleb and daughter Skylar. 

Favorite healthy breakfast:
Egg white omelet with mushrooms, spinach, and cheese with Ezekiel toast.

One food you'd want if stranded on a desert island:
Macaroni and cheese.

Weirdest thing you've ever eaten:
Whole shrimp cheese bite pizza in Japan.