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BrandStorm 2016: Registered Attendees

The following list shows all attendees as of October 23, 2017.


Attendee Name Title  Company
Kimberley Aalhus Business Development Manager Fresh Start Foods Canada, Ltd.
Miranda Ackerman Product Development Mariani Nut Company
Gabby Aderman Kale & Caramel
Melanie Aipoalani Executive Assistant Armstrong Produce, Ltd.
Wendi Akiyama Director of Special Projects Armstrong Produce, Ltd.
Nelia Alamo Director of Marketing & Fresh Strategy Renaissance Food Group
Iliana Alba Marketing Director CITRO SEL S.A. DE C.V
Scott Albertson Vice President, Sales Rocket Farms
Rick Antle Chief Executive Officer Tanimura & Antle
Tonya Antle Organic Produce Network
Yasmin Barajas Student Hartnell College
Christina Barnard Director of Marketing Taylor Farms, Inc.
Audrey Barona Marketing & Design Specialist Renaissance Food Group
Adam Bazarnik Director, Produce and Floral Nugget Markets, Inc.
Jim Beagle CEO Grapery
Reed Berglund CEO Fullbottle
Lori Bigras Senior Marketing Manager Growers Express
Debbie Blevins Marketing Account Coordinator Moxxy Marketing
Katie Boncich Marketing Manager Gold Coast Packing Company, Inc.
Chadwick Boyd Food & Lifestyle Expert, TV Host & Brand Consultant L&D Enterprises, Inc.
Bibiana Bravo Corporate Marketing Manager Calavo Growers, Inc.
Jesse Brock Wish Farms
Aaron Brookes Director of Sales & Marketing Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo
Joel Brooks Brand Manager Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.
Karen Brux Managing Director, North America Chilean Fresh Fruit Association
Maurice Cameron President Flavor Tree Fruit Company
Alfonso Cano Director of Produce Northgate Gonzalez, LLC
Karen Caplan President & CEO Frieda's, Inc.
Claire Caratan Marketing and Social Media Columbine Vineyards
Chris Carpenter Nugget Markets, Inc.
Lana Chehabeddine Marketing Coordinator Southern Specialties, Inc.
Chuck Church Creative Marketing Manager Church Brothers Farms
Ricardo Crisantes Vice President, Sales & Marketing Wholesum Family Farms
Gabriela D'Arrigo Marketing/Communications Director D'Arrigo Bros. Co. of New York
Barbara Dan Sr. VP, Innovation Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
Lacey De La Torre Brand Sales Representative Mariani Nut Company
Brian Denton Director of Marketing & Brand Development PRO*ACT, LLC
Julie DeWolf Director of Retail Marketing Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Lily Diamond Founder Kale & Caramel
Kristin Dinsmore Marketing and Sales Analyst California Giant Berry Farms
Jennifer Dixon Vice President, Marketing Growers Express
Jessica Donnel Writer And Now U Know
Dennis Donohue Chief Innovation Officer Cultiva N.A.
Mimi Dorsey VP Marketing, Director Export Sales Giumarra Vineyards Corporation
Charlie Eagle Vice President Business Development Southern Specialties, Inc.
Meagan Edwards Account Manager Moxxy Marketing
Dana Embry Polymer Logistics
Jeff Epp Marketing & Communications Coordinator Orangeline Farms
Natalie Erlendson Director of Marketing Sun World International, LLC
Darlene Esau Markon, Inc.
Emmanuel Estrada Student Hartnell College
Jesus Estrada Student Hartnell College
Jennifer Evans Marketing Manager
Kim Fellom Marketing Manager Pacific International Marketing
Chef Todd Fisher Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
Kimberly Flores Marketing Director Seald Sweet International/Greenyard USA
Janet Fouts CEO of Tatu Digital Media Tatu Digital Media
Cherie France Marketing Manager Homegrown Organic Farms
Suzie Freedland Marketing + Multimedia Director Family of Companies | IMPAC
Leslie Freytag Founder & Principal Freytag Group
Brenda Frick Vice President Sales Venn49
Shannon Fuller Markon, Inc.
Steve Gamez Student Hartnell College
Jim Garsow Vice President of Marketing Good Foods Group, LLC
Jocelyn Gerard Regional Merchandising Manager Stemilt Growers, LLC
Margaret Gerba Marketing Coordinator Pacific International Marketing
Jessie Gunn Marketing Manger Wholesum Harvest Wholesum Family Farms
Lisa Hansen Director of Sales & Marketing McDill Associates
Sue Harrell Director of Marketing Florida Strawberry Growers Association
Kristi Harris Marketing Supervisor
Elena Hernandez Marketing Manager Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
Laura Hillen Writer And Now U Know
Marshall Hoffman Account Coordinator Moxxy Marketing
Billy Hull Commercial Director
Megan Ichimoto Marketing Supervisor San Miguel Produce, Inc.
Christine Jackson Executive Assistant, Marketing and Product Development Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
Cindy Jewell Vice President of Marketing California Giant Berry Farms
Micah Johnson Flexible Packaging Product Manager Volm Companies, Inc
Krista Jones GO USA, Inc.
Denise Junqueiro Customer Marketing Manager Mission Produce, Inc.
Kat Karpati Hatch San Francisco
Hazel Kelly Marketing Supervisor Frieda's, Inc.
Lorri Koster CEO & Chairman of the Board Mann Packing Company
Erin Lackey Jugular
Don Ladhoff Director of Fresh Sales & Marketing Black Gold Farms
Gary Laney Founder Farm to Fork Marketing, Inc.
Rex Lawrence Owner Joe Produce, LLC
Mike Levis National Account Manager Volm Companies, Inc
Alex Lichtenberg California Sales Manager Hurst International LLC
Karl Lipscomb Director of Product Development Gold Coast Packing Company, Inc.
Ashleigh Lombardi Sales Coordinator Braga Fresh Family Farms
Porfirio Lopez Student Hartnell College
Danielle Loustalot Marketing Associate Sun World International, LLC
Meg Major Chief Content Editor Progressive Grocer
Hollie Manier Sales
Dave Martinez Vice President, Sales D'Arrigo Brothers of California
Madalyn McCracken Sales/Quality Control Fruition Sales
Rick McGregor President McGregor Creative, LLC
Fiona McLean Marketing Manager Del Fresco Produce
Lance McMillan Director of North American Sales Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Iris Medina Professor Hartnell College
Stephen Medina Marketing Manager PRO*ACT, LLC
Bob Meek CEO Onions 52, Inc.
Bethany Mercer Taylor Farms, Inc.
Kathryn Mercurio Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
Neil Merritt Director of Sales Bard Valley Date Growers
James Michael VP of Marketing: North America, Northwest Cherries Washington State Fruit Commission
Mackenzie Mills Sales and Account Management River Point Farms, LLC
Suzy Monford CEO
Mark Munger Vice President, Sales & Marketing 4Earth Farms
Julie Myhre Robinson Fresh
Rick Neigher Sr. Business Development Manager Progressive Grocer
Isabela Ines Neri Student Hartnell College
Eric Nieman Vice President - Associate Publisher Produce Business
Lynnie Nojadera Office Manager Quebec Distributing
Travis Noland Director of Partnerships TriplePundit.com
Gina Nucci Director of Corporate Marketing Mann Packing Company
Dan O'Connell CEO Foodmix
Lauren Olcott Marketing Representative Columbine Vineyards
Hugh OMalley II Product Manager Apio, Inc.
Aracely Ortiz Student Hartnell College
Jaqueline Padilla Marketing Coordinator Naturipe Farms, LLC
Kane Palacios Marketing Assistant Mann Packing Company
Jenny Panziera Brand Manager Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
Amy Paolini Digital Media & Communications Manager
Amanda Partney Marketing Coordinator Driscoll's
Nicholas Pasculli Founder TMD Creative
Jennifer Pelayo Manager, Business Development Acosta Sales and Marketing Company
Justin Peterson Marketing Analyst Driscoll's
Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos Director, Marketing and Culinary D'Arrigo Brothers of California
Marc Pomerleau FreemanXP
Bonnie Powers Managing Director Hatch San Francisco
Audra Pura Taylor Farms, Inc.
Pamela Riemenschneider Editor Produce Retailer
Mac Riggan Director of Marketing Chelan Fresh
Marissa Ritter Marketing Specialist Naturipe Farms, LLC
Lindsey Roberts Marketing Specialist Monterey Mushrooms, Inc.
David Roby Brand Manager Domex Superfresh Growers
Juliana Rodriguez Community Engagement Officer Equitable Food Initiative
Scott Ross Eastern Regional Sales Manager West Pak Avocado
LeAnne Ruzzamenti Director, Communications & Marketing Equitable Food Initiative
Michael Ryshouwer Field Marketing Manager Bejo Seeds, Inc.
Marisol Sauceda Project Assistant Triple H
Megan Schulz Director of Communications The Giumarra Companies
Liz Serafin Account Executive McDill Associates
Nick Shamley Promotions Manager Stemilt Growers, LLC
Peter Shore Foodservice Accounts Manager Calavo Growers, Inc.
Shannon Shuman Vice President - Produce The Packer Publications
Alison Skinner Growers Express
Kara Spadone
Kim St George Director of Sales & Marketing, Private Brands Mann Packing Company
Brad Stark Account Manager Awe Sum Organics, Inc.
Cynthia Sterling Principal & Creative Director Sterling Creativeworks
Mike Taylor Senior Director/Business Strategy Venn49
Alisa Teglia Marketing Braga Fresh Family Farms
Joel Templin Hatch San Francisco
Jenna Teruya Consultant, Growth & Strategy Armstrong Produce, Ltd.
LeighAnne Thomsen Brand Marketing Manager Mission Produce, Inc.
Nichole Towell Senior Director of Marketing Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
Dean Troxell Packaging Director Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Nora Trueblood Director / MarCom Allen Lund Company, Inc.
Katiana Valdes Marketing Director Crystal Valley Foods
Vanessa Vasquez Student Hartnell College
Tricia Walker Marketing Specialist Growers Express
Alexandra Watkins Chief Innovation Officer Eat My Words
Tyler Weinbender Media Manager Domex Superfresh Growers
Linda Welter CEO The Caliber Group
Callie Whitney Growers Express
Nadine Williams Director of Marketing Shenandoah Growers, Inc.
Suzanne Wolter Director of Marketing Evans Fruit Company
Brian Wong Co-founder and CEO Kiip
Jenny Wong FreemanXP
Heather Wood Inventory Manager Awe Sum Organics, Inc.
Ted Wright CEO of Fizz and WOMM Pioneer Fizz
Mary Wright-Rana Director of Marketing Relations PRO*ACT, LLC