Favorite travel memory: Trips to Disney World or a sandy beach. 

Favorite campsite food: Kabobs

Michael Custer, a native of Lyndhurst, New Jersey, is Way’s Vice President of Operations. 

Mike is responsible for the planning, coordinating, and overseeing operations activities at Way, ensuring the development and implementation of efficient operations and cost-effective systems to meet current and future organizational goals. 

A team member since 2020, Custer has quickly begun overhauling organizational processes to assist in Way’s accelerated growth, including the planned move to a new 800,000 square foot headquarters in 2022. Way’s growth as a company attracted Custer and the opportunity to work with a group of like-minded individuals who take on challenges with excitement. 

Custer is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University with a BA in Operational and Materials Management and an MBA in Corporate Finance. Before his role at Way, he was the Vice President of Supply Chain at JBS USA and the Chief Operating Officer at Burry Foods. 

Michael has been married for 21 years and has six children aged 10 to 20. He’s an avid family man and enjoys being involved in his community, having coached over 40 youth baseball teams.