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BrandStorm 2017: Registered Attendees

The following list shows all attendees as of June 21, 2018.


Attendee Name Title  Company
Carlos Acereo Hartnell College
Jay Acunzo None
Arely Aguilar Corporation Image Coordinator Farmer's Best International, LLC
Nelia Alamo Director of Marketing & Fresh Strategy Renaissance Food Group
Marci Allen Account Director DMA Solutions, Inc.
Alexandra Altamirano Hartnell College
Susie Alvarez Grower Relations Analyst Dayka & Hackett, LLC
Mason Arnold Veggie Nerd Cece’s Veggie Co.
Victor Arriagada General Manager Summit Produce
Avelyn Austin VP, Business Development & Marketing RepEquity
Cecilia Avila Hartnell College
Remi Bagwell Corporate Development Project Manager Southern Specialties, Inc.
Eddie Barksdale Marketing Assistant Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Tom Barnes CEO Category Partners, LLC
Chelsea Bialla Chief Brand Officer Sonoma Brands
Nicole Bianchi, N.C. Food & Hearth
Lori Bigras Director Marketing & Communications Growers Express
Kathy Bintz Kenyon Principal Creative Retail Packaging, Inc.
John Bishop Director of Purchasing Fresh Start Foods Canada, Ltd.
Emily Blair Business Development Manager Milliken & Company
Alicia Blanco Marketing Manager Ippolito International
Katie Bloome Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Sarah Bockholt Public Relations Specialist DMA Solutions, Inc.
Rochelle Bohm Brand Manager CMI Orchards
Mandy Bottomlee Marketing Director Good Foods Group, LLC
Chadwick Boyd Food & Lifestyle Expert, TV Host & Brand Consultant L&D Enterprises, Inc.
Jesse Brock
Adam Brohimer President Category Partners, LLC
Aaron Brookes Director of Sales & Marketing Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo
Joel Brooks Product & Special Projects Manager Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.
Tom Brugato President Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Carrie Burrell Chief Operating Officer Valley Fruit & Produce
Colleen Buyers Product Manager Rocket Farms
Sabrina Cagar Vice President, Marketing & PR BrandShare
Maurice Cameron President Flavor Tree Fruit Company
Karen Caplan President & CEO Frieda's, Inc.
Mike Caplan National Buyer The Fiction Tribe
Kate Carrigan Director of Meetings United Fresh Produce Association
Karen Caruso Market Development Manager Zespri Kiwifruit
Andrea Chavez Manager, Fresh Harvest Talley Farms
Lana Chehabeddine Marketing Coordinator Southern Specialties, Inc.
Colleen Chen GM/Executive Producer OMG Media- Video & Design
Elizabeth Cherry Account Executive The Packer Publications
Kiersten Clontz Account Executive Sambrailo Packaging
Eric Cohen Co-Founder Macaroni Kid llc
Mary Coppola Senior Director, Marketing & Communications United Fresh Produce Association
Adri Crawford Marketing Manager Taylor Farms, Inc.
Mark Crossgrove Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing The Nunes Company, Inc.
Ryan Crowley Active Campaign
Gabriela D'Arrigo Vice President of Marketing and Communications D'Arrigo Bros. Co. of New York
Barbara Dan Senior Vice President, Innovation Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
Alexandra Rae Danell
Sarah Deaton Marketing Manager Zespri Kiwifruit
Alicia Del Real Hartnell College
Brian Denton Director of Marketing & Brand Development PRO*ACT, LLC
Felicia Dito Sales Representative Rocket Farms
Jennifer Dixon Vice President, Marketing Growers Express
Courtney Doby Manager of Marketing Communications United Fresh Produce Association
Loree Dowse Director of Creative Marketing Mann Packing Company
Kelly Dressler Product/Brand Manager Green Circle Growers
Derek Eager Marketing Coordinator Bonipak Produce Company
Charlie Eagle Vice President Business Development Southern Specialties, Inc.
Myles Echenique Category Manager Growers Express
Meagan Edwards Account Manager Moxxy Marketing
Denise Everett Communications Specialist Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.
Ben Finch VP Business Development Foodmix Marketing Communications
George Flamik National Account Manager Georgia-Pacific Corporation
Kimberly Flores Vice President of Marketing & Business Development Pro Citrus Network, Inc.
Kerry Franz Senior Designer Creative Retail Packaging, Inc.
Suzie Freedland Marketing + Multimedia Director Family of Companies | IMPAC
Steve Frenda Managing Director, Strategy and Development The Path to Purchase Institute
Sean Frisby Director of Category Management and Trade Marketing Growers Express
Luba Fucic Fresh Start Foods Canada, Ltd.
Carolina Garcia Marketing Manager Fyffes North America
Sandra Garcia Marketing Manager & Product Development Taylor Farms, Inc.
Vincente Garcia Hartnell College
Jan Garrett Vice President, Marketing & Business Development CDS Distributing Inc
Bethany Geris Marketing Coordinator United Fresh Produce Association
Teri Gibson Director, Marketing & Customer Relations Peri & Sons Farms, Inc.
Alli Goldstein Founder and President Cinch PR
Candice Gordon Manager of Brand Development Produce for Better Health Foundation
Amanda Griffin Senior Director of Education & Member Programs United Fresh Produce Association
Laura Griffin Jackson Spalding
Robert Haarhues Sales Manager Crunch Pak
Nathan Hall VP Marketing Shopliftr
Lisa Hansen Director of Sales & Marketing McDill Associates
Sydney Hansen Technical Service & Development Engineer The Dow Chemical Company
Katie Harmon Marketing Communications Coordinator Stemilt Growers, LLC
Julia Harris Program Coordinator Texas International Produce Association
Kellee Harris Western Region Business Manager The Giumarra Companies
Trent Hartley President Onions 52, Inc.
Laura Hartman DMA Solutions, Inc.
Laura Hastie Communications and Marketing Coordinator The Nunes Company, Inc.
Tonya Haworth Mktg Communications Manager Organically Grown Co.
Ryan Henry Global Vegetable Digital Strategy Manager Monsanto
Elena Hernandez Marketing Manager Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
Cathy Heslin Account Manager The Fiction Tribe
Ingebjørg Hjortdahl Marketing Manager Trend and Innovation BAMA Gruppen AS
Danelle Huber Marketing Specialist CMI Orchards
Christine Jackson Marketing Communications Manager Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
Jeff Jackson Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing Tanimura & Antle
Doug Jeske President The Meyocks Company
Cindy Jewell Vice President of Marketing California Giant Berry Farms
ALEX JIMENEZ Site Merchandising Manager Walmart Stores Inc.
Greg Johnson Editor, The Packer The Packer Publications
Krista Jones Business Development Spiker Communications
Denise Junqueiro Customer Marketing Manager Mission Produce, Inc.
Paul Kagiwada Creative Director Trinity Brand Group
Stefanie Katzman Executive Manager S. Katzman Produce
Sean Kelly Product Marketing Manager C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Theresa Kennedy Georgia-Pacific Corporation
Chelsea Ketelsen Sales HMC Farms
Jessica Kezar Sales Cece’s Veggie Co.
Gabrielle Kirkland Marketing Coordinator Family Tree Farms
Don Klusendorf Vice President, Sales & Marketing Bonipak Produce Company
Emily Kohlhas Director of Marketing John Vena, Inc.
Kaci Komstadius Social Media Director Sage Marketing
Steven Kostant Senior Brand Strategist RepEquity
Jamie LaChapelle VP of Operations CDS Distributing Inc
Erin Lackey Jugular
Don Ladhoff Director of Fresh Sales & Marketing Black Gold Farms
Jeff Lair Director, Global Sales & Service Admin Blue Book Services, Inc.
Matt Lally Associate Director Nielsen Fresh
Mary Langford Marketing & Media Specialist Ocean Mist Farms
Rex Lawrence Owner Joe Produce, LLC
Raul Lazaro-Olivera Hartnell College
Aspen Lewis Consultant Cece’s Veggie Co.
KEVIN LI Associate Product Manager, User Generated Content Walmart Stores Inc.
Bruno Libbrecht Global Product Management Monsanto
Karl Lipscomb Director of Product Development Gold Coast Packing Company, Inc.
Ashleigh Lombardi Sales Coordinator Braga Fresh Family Farms
Mackenzie Lovelace Marketing Manager PRO*ACT, LLC
Dan'l Mackey Almy President and CEO DMA Solutions, Inc.
Bre Macomber Marketing Specialist The Tom Lange Company, Inc.
Morgan Maitoza Marketing Coordinator California Giant Berry Farms
Amber Maloney Marketing Director Wish Farms
Dave Martinez Vice President, Sales D'Arrigo Brothers of California
Tanya Mason VP Marketing & New Product Developnment Taylor Farms, Inc.
Cristie Mather Managing Director The Fiction Tribe
William McAllister Produce Account Manger Georgia-Pacific Corporation
Diana McClean Senior Marketing Director Ocean Mist Farms
Melissa McDill Owner/President McDill Associates
Rick McGregor President McGregor Creative, LLC
Sandra Medina Assistant, Commodity Buying 4Earth Farms
Stephen Medina Marketing Manager PRO*ACT, LLC
Juan Mesa VP Marketing Buddy Fruits
JESSICA MESSINA Account Manager, Walmart Grocery Loyalty Sampling BrandShare
Azul Meza Highline Mushrooms
Nikki Miller Marketing Associate Russ Davis Wholesale, Inc.
Mackenzie Mills Sales and Account Management River Point Farms, LLC
Will Minter Account Executive, Client Partnerships Ibotta
Sam Monte Director of Operations Monte Package Company
Jessica Morse Product Development SunnyGem LLC
Ryan Moscardelli Business Development Executive Monte Package Company
Brock Mosley Shopliftr
Mark Munger Vice President, Sales & Marketing 4Earth Farms
Steven Muro President Fusion Marketing
Karen Nardozza President & CEO Moxxy Marketing
Graeme Newell 602 Communications
CASEY NIDER Senior Account Manager, Walmart Grocery Loyalty Sampling BrandShare
Eric Nieman Vice President - Associate Publisher Produce Business
Dan O'Connell CEO Foodmix Marketing Communications
Kate Olender Senior Director, Health and Wellness United Fresh Produce Association
Neil Onions Project Manager, Walmart Online Grocery Walmart Stores Inc.
Robin Osterhues Director of Marketing Harvest Sensations
Brittney Overgaag Marketing Assistant North Shore Living
Lisa Overman Director of Marketing Dole Food Company
Jaqueline Padilla Marketing Coordinator Naturipe Farms, LLC
Kane Palacios Marketing Assistant Mann Packing Company
Nicholas Pasculli Founder TMD Creative
Erin Piercy Active Campaign
Ashley Pipkin Sales & Marketing Manager Tanimura & Antle
Audra Pura Taylor Farms, Inc.
Sarah Reece Global Retail Marketing Manager Potatoes USA
Michael Reimer Vice President, Sales Brandt Farms, Inc.
Jodi Reinman Senior PR Manager California Strawberry Commission
Jeff Richardson Operations Manager Great Lakes Greenhouses Inc.
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
Brittany Rocha Hartnell College
Bryan Rodgers Senior Design/Production Manager
Alexandra Ross Marketing Manager Premier ProduceOne
Phil Rubin CEO rDialogue
LeAnne Ruzzamenti Director, Communications & Marketing Equitable Food Initiative
Bill Santoni Director of Sales Coosemans DC, Inc.
Alexis Sarris Content Marketing Analyst Georgia-Pacific Corporation
Adam Schaffer Director of Sales Winsight Media
Amy Scharf VP, Client Services Daniels and Roberts, Inc.
Lori Schwartz Principal, Chief Technology Catalyst StoryTECH
Linda Selima President Media Mate, LLC
Liz Serafin Account Executive McDill Associates
Jacob Shafer Marketing & Communications Coordinator Mann Packing Company
Jennie Shen Marketing Gourdinator Cece’s Veggie Co.
Sarah Sherrod Graphic Designer Southeast Produce Council
Greg Smith Business Development Manager Pratt Industries
Roger Smith Director of Digital Media Moxxy Marketing
Kim St George Director of Sales & Marketing, Private Brands Mann Packing Company
Julianna St. Geme Mission Produce, Inc.
Vicky St. Geme Vice President, Marketing Taylor Farms, Inc.
Tom Stenzel President and CEO United Fresh Produce Association
Laura Sterling Marketing Associate Zespri Kiwifruit
Daniela Stern Sr. Brand Manager Buddy Fruits
Alicia Suits Communications & PR Manager Sakata Seed America, Inc.
Michelle Sulzer Founder + Chief Creative Officer Sulzer Inc Advertising Agency
Lesley Sykes Sales & Business Development The Sykes Company
Marion Tabard VP of Marketing Fyffes North America
Lori Taylor Founder & Owner The Produce Moms
Lisa Taylor Powers Monterey Mushrooms, Inc.
Alisa Teglia Marketing Braga Fresh Family Farms
LeighAnne Thomsen Brand Marketing Manager Mission Produce, Inc.
Kohl Threlkeld Creative Director Emic Films
Lauren Tomasello Marketing and Media Specialist Church Brothers Farms
Kathleen Triou President and CEO Fresh Solutions Network, LLC
Nora Trueblood Director / MarCom Allen Lund Company, LLC
Kristen Van Veen Director of Strategic Development & Principal Creative Retail Packaging, Inc.
Jose Vargas Hartnell College
Chris Wada Marketing Manager North Shore Living
Megan Wade Brand & Media Manager Crunch Pak
Brian Wagner Co-Founder PTIS, LLC
Kate Walz Assistant Digital Media Project Manager The Packer Publications
Marliese Ward Creative Content Manager Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo
Alexandra Watkins Chief Innovation Officer Eat My Words
Laura Weiler Marketing and Communications Coordinator Orangeline Farms
Linda Weyers Administrator Colorado Potato Administrative Committee
Chelsea Williams Marketing & Product Dev. Asst. D'Arrigo Brothers of California
Nick Wishnatzki Marketing Project Manager Wish Farms
Jennifer Woods Sales Assistant HMC Farms
Mackenzie Wortham Account Director DMA Solutions, Inc.
Mary Wright-Rana
Matthew Youngblood Partner, Executive Director, Strategy & Client Services Trinity Brand Group
Nicole Zapata Marketing Manager The Harbinger Group, LLC
Alina Zolotareva Marketing Manager AeroFarms
Megan Zweig Vice President DMA Solutions, Inc.