Howard S. Mills Jr. ’51 graduated from Earlham and went on to earn an MBA from Indiana University. He and his wife, Alice Ann Wolfe Mills (Gussie) ’52, volunteered for work with International Voluntary Services in Iraq and subsequently for the Friends Neighborhood Guild in Philadelphia. He joined Maplehurst Farms Dairy in 1956. He was a co-founder of Maplehurst Bakeries in Indiana, and eventually served as chairman of both companies. Other business ventures included music publishing, convenience stores and media production. He has been active with Friends World Committee, American Friends Service Committee, Friends Extension Corporation and the Partnership for Productivity. Gussie and Howard are parents of two daughters, both graduates of Earlham.