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United Fresh 2019 Washington Conference: Registered Attendees

The following list shows all attendees as of May 29, 2020.


Attendee Name Title  Company
DeAnn Benesh Regulatory Affairs Manager 3M Food Safety
Dave Hewitt Director of National Sales 4Earth Farms
Mark Munger Vice President, Sales & Marketing 4Earth Farms
Mike Zelkind CEO 80 Acres Farms
Amanda Carl Corporate Attorney A. Duda & Sons, Inc.
Tracy Chapman Sr VP/Chief Legal and Administrative Officer A. Duda & Sons, Inc.
Donna Duda Director, Corporate Communications & Family Relations A. Duda & Sons, Inc.
Karen Ziomek Senior Director, Human Resources A. Duda & Sons, Inc.
Jim Vangelos GM A.R. Arena Packaging LLC
Luca Ascari Vice President, Sales ABL SPA
Maria Bermudez Co-Owner Advance Customs Brokers & Consulting LLC
Patricia Compres CEO & CHB Advance Customs Brokers & Consulting LLC
Richard Machado President Agrian Inc.
Madison Laney Gulf Coast Watermelon Queen Coordinator Alabama Watermelon Association
Taylor Skipper Gulf Coast Watermelon Queen Alabama Watermelon Association
Kenny Lund Executive Vice President ALC Logistics
Bob Rose Vice President, National Sales Allen Lund Company, LLC
Lenny Sciarappa Vice President Allen Lund Company, LLC
Bob Ferguson Photographer American Agriculturist
Dorothy Noble Writer & Researcher American Agriculturist
Lee Sanders Senior Vice President, Government Relations & Public Affairs American Bakers Association
Lori Harrison Director of Communications American Mushroom Institute
Laura Phelps Consultant American Mushroom Institute
Rachel Roberts President American Mushroom Institute
Mike Mallon Vice President of Sales American Packaging Corporation
Alex Ott Executive Director American Pecan Council
Robert Nash American Pistachio Growers
Ernie Farley Vice President Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce
David Murray Vice President Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce
Amalia Zimmerman-Lommel Director of Social Responsibility Andrew & Williamson Fresh Produce
Natalie Shuman Director of Trade & Retail Marketing Apeel Sciences
Mike Tucker Director - Major Accounts Apeel Sciences
Michael Johnston Food Tech. and R&D Manager APTAR Food + Beverage
Angela Morgan APTAR Food + Beverage
Jess Dickerson Artemis
John Dalton Avery Dennison
Jeanne Duckett Manager, Technology Development Avery Dennison
Scott Super Business Development Manager -- Reclosures | Label & Packaging Materials Avery Dennison
Thomas McQuillan Vice President of Strategy, Culture & Sustainability Baldor Specialty Foods, Inc.
Michael Muzyk President Baldor Specialty Foods, Inc.
John Jackson Chief Executive Officer Beachside Produce, LLC
Sean Stolarik Category Sales Manager Big Y Foods, Inc.
Eric Halverson Chief Executive Officer Black Gold Farms
Leah Halverson Director of Marketing Black Gold Farms
Tami Martin Director of Human Resources Black Gold Farms
Keith Tinsey Director of Operations Black Gold Farms
Teaganne Finn Reporter Bloomberg Government
Greg Johnson Director of Media Development Blue Book Services, Inc.
Doug Nelson Vice President, Trade Services Blue Book Services, Inc.
Tony Banegas Vice President Quality & Food Safety Bonduelle Fresh Americas
Anika Bansal Director of Food Safety Bonduelle Fresh Americas
Lisa Davis Sr. Manager of Customer Agriculture Ecosystems Bonduelle Fresh Americas
Mary Thompson CEO Bonduelle Fresh Americas
Michael O'Leary Vice President of Sales & Marketing - Fresh Cut Division Boskovich Farms, Inc.
Christopher Livingston General Counsel Bowery Farming
Laura Rubin Brand Experience Marketing Manager Bowery Farming
Paul Lightfoot President BrightFarms
Roger Harkrider Vice President – Produce/Floral Brookshire Grocery Company
Megan Caruso Account Executive Burris Logistics
Jason Craig Government Affairs Manager C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Michael Moyski General Manager-NAST Capacity C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Ana Urbano Director of Food Safety Cabbage, Inc.
Todd Sanders Executive Director California Apple Commission
Casey Creamer President & CEO California Citrus Mutual
Curt Holmes Chairman California Citrus Mutual
Joel Nelsen Strategic Adviser California Citrus Mutual
James Cranney Jr. President California Citrus Quality Council
Ian LeMay President California Fresh Fruit Association
Helena Beckett Retail Sales Account Manager California Giant Berry Farms
Eric Valenzuela Dir. of Food Safety & Sustainability California Giant Berry Farms
Scott Horsfall CEO California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement
Chris Zanobini Executive Director California Pear Advisory Board
Eric Lauritzen Director of Regulatory Affairs California Strawberry Commission
Mark Martinez VP, Public Policy California Strawberry Commission
Rebecca Lee Executive Director Canadian Horticultural Council
Ron Lemaire President Canadian Produce Marketing Association
Jane Proctor Vice President, Policy & Issue Management Canadian Produce Marketing Association
Shannon Sommerauer Manager, Policy & Issue Management Canadian Produce Marketing Association
Brendan Comito Chief Operations Officer Capital City Fruit Company, Inc.
Marc Newman Transportation Manager Capital City Fruit Company, Inc.
Christopher Ferachi Operations and Safety Analyst Capitol City Produce
Nick Caruso Associate Director of Business Development and Client Management Caruso, Inc.
Jordan Grainger Account Executive Castellini Group of Companies
Brian Kocher President and CEO Castellini Group of Companies
Jacob Guth Associate Food Safety Services Manager CCOF Certification Services
Rodney D'Acquisto President CDS Distributing Inc
Mason Arnold Veggie Nerd Cece’s Veggie Co.
Michael Warren President Central American Produce, Inc.
Stuart Holmes President Charlie's Produce Company
Jason Adlam VP, Sales CHEP
Rick Overholt Director, Produce Sales CHEP
Sam Watson Owner CHILL C FARMS LLC
James Lee Vice President, Legal Affairs Choptank Transport
Anthony DeAngelis Director, Northeast Division Christopher Ranch, LLC
Ernst Van Eeghen Vice President of Business Development Church Brothers Farms
Chris Ciruli COO Ciruli Brothers, LLC
Ramiro Caballero City Commissioner City of Pharr, Texas
Ricardo Medina City of Pharr, Texas
Michael Vargas Public Affairs Liaison City of Pharr, Texas
Bob Mast President CMI Orchards
Ingrid Cole VP of Research & Development CMS Technology, Inc.
Jim Dietrich Chief Operations Officer CMS Technology, Inc.
David Grunbeck Business Unit Manager CMS Technology, Inc.
Lee Frankel Executive Director Coalition for Sustainable Organics
Jason Lambros Vice President, Purchasing Coastal Sunbelt Produce
Jim Ehrlich Executive Director Colorado Potato Administrative Committee
De Ann Davis PhD, DABT Food Safety Director Commercial Food Sanitation, LLC
Ellyn Ferguson Reporter Congressional Quarterly
Jonathan Cordone Cordone Consulting
James Hay National Accounts Leader - U.S. CORTEVA Agriscience
Joseph Kelsay US Food Chain Manager CORTEVA Agriscience
Terry Humfeld Executive Director Cranberry Institute
Greg Kurkjian VP/General Manager Crosset Company
Jim Marcum Sales Manager Crosset Company
Tony Freytag Executive Vice President Crunch Pak
Krysta Harden Executive VP Global Environmental Strategy Dairy Management Inc.
Jeffrey Priebe Senior Director, Quality & Food Safety Danaco Solutions, LLC
Jim Schallman CEO Danaco Solutions, LLC
Gary Fleming CEO Dapicon
Randall Freeman Director of Sales, Perimiter & Convenience Del Monte Foods
Sherica Bryan AVP, Assoc. General Counsel Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Inc.
Chris Elmer Vice President of Sales Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Inc.
Zoltan Pinter Associate General Counsel Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Inc.
Scott Ross Senior Sales Manager, Avocado Division Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Inc.
Dave Russell Vice President Sales - National Accounts Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Inc.
Kirk Teske Vice President, N.A. Fresh-Cut Sales & Operations Del Monte Fresh Produce, N.A., Inc.
Greg See Hoye Key Account Manager Deville Technologies
Jeff Dolan DiMare Newman
Bob Swartwout Sr. Vice President, Sales Direct Advantage, LLC
Alex DiNovo President & COO DNO Produce
Bil Goldfield Director, Corporate Communications Dole Food Company
Stephen Hylton Operations Controller Dole Food Company
Lisa Overman Director of Brand Marketing Dole Food Company
Felice Arboisiere Director FSQA North America Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
Monica Bazan-Noble Regulatory Compliance & Technical Innovation Manager Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
Barbara Dan Senior Vice President, Innovation Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
Jason Frost Plant Director Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc.
Brooke Sears Produce Manager Dorothy Lane Market
Jenet DeCosta Chief of Staff Driscoll's
Tim Jackson VP Food Safety, Compliance, Worker Welfare Driscoll's
Marianna Solorio Director of Operational Food Safety, Regulatory and Social Compliance Driscoll's
Jaime Montiel Plant Manager Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
Tina Huff VP of Human Resources Duncan Family Farms, LLC
Stephanie Pharris Sr. Supervisor - Supply Chain Mgmt Duncan Family Farms, LLC
Cameron Hutchison Minister-Counsellor (Agriculture) Embassy of Australia
Christine McKee Counsellor (Agriculture) Embassy of Canada
Maria Perrone Assistant Director, Food and Nutrition Services Fairfax County Public Schools, Virginia
Michael Cakmes Business Development Manager Fairtrade America
Heather Hammack President Famous Software
Leonardo Tarriba CEO Farmer's Best International, LLC
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Alexis Castaneda Policy Advisor Field Fresh Foods, Inc.
Emelio Castaneda President Field Fresh Foods, Inc.
Richard Castaneda Project Manager Field Fresh Foods, Inc.
Michael Joyner President Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association
Lisa Lochridge Director, Public Affairs Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association
Michael Schadler Executive Vice President Florida Tomato Exchange
Ryan Locke Industry Relations Manager FMC Corporation
Shawn Whitman Vice President, Government Affairs FMC Corporation
Joan Murphy Senior Editor Food Chemical News
Aaron Fox Executive Vice President Fox Packaging
Susan Reimer-Sifford Fresh Connect LLC
Jay Alley Vice President of Sales Fresh Innovations, LLC
Erika Dominguez Policy Analyst/Communications Coordinator Fresh Produce Association of the Americas
Lance Jungmeyer President Fresh Produce Association of the Americas
Allison Moore Vice President Fresh Produce Association of the Americas
Aly Ahnert Sales Manager Fresh Start Foods Canada, Ltd.
Glenn Caulkins Director of Food Safety and Quality FreshDirect, LLC
Steve Grinstead Chief Executive Officer FreshEdge
Alex Berkley Director of Sales Frieda's, Inc.
Jackie Caplan Wiggins Vice President and COO Frieda's, Inc.
Keesha Burse Controller Frontera Produce
Will Steele President & CEO Frontera Produce
Scott Grow Quality Assurance Manager G.O. Fresh
Marylou Owen COO & Owner G.O. Fresh
Mary Kendall Dixon Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association
Charles Hall Executive Director Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association
Beth Oleson Director of Education & Food Safety Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association
Jennifer Whitlow Director of Membership Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association
Randy Giumarra Vice President, Sales & Marketing Giumarra Vineyards Corporation
Rebecca Anderson Technical Key Account Manager GLOBALG.A.P North America, Inc.
Anthony Otto Sales Manager Globalmex International, Inc.
Annie Faller Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager Gold Coast Packing Company, Inc.
Jay Guzman Key Accounts Director Good Foods Group, LLC
Kelly Miller Food Safety Director Griffin Ranches, Inc.
Jamie Brannen General Manager, Lake Park Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.
Dana Brennan Vice President of Government & Public Affairs Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.
Brett Grimm Organic Sales Associate Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.
Jeff Huckaby President Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.
Lisa McNeece Vice President, Foodservice and Industrial Sales Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.
Eric Proffitt SR Vice President of Sales and Marketing Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.
Wendell Stockton Director of Food Safety Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.
Kent Williams Transportation/Logistics Manager Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.
Abby Taylor-Silva Vice President of Policy and Communications Grower-Shipper Association of Central California
Chris Valadez President Grower-Shipper Association of Central California
Melissa Ortner Food Safety Manager Heinzen Manufacturing International
James Benson Vice President, Sales & Marketing Hronis Inc.
Pat Kole Vice President Legal & Government Affairs Idaho Potato Commission
Michael Litowkin Director of Grower Sales IFCO SYSTEMS, N.A.
Jeff Mitchell Director of Food Safety & Quality IFCO SYSTEMS, N.A.
Oliver Sill Sales Illume Agriculture
Guillermo Almazo Garza Publisher & CEO Inbound Logistics
Matthew Corsaro Director of Retail Support and Execution Indianapolis Fruit Company, Inc.
Lillianna Byington Reporter Industry Dive
Michael Dykes D.V.M. President & CEO International Dairy Foods Association
Daniel Yao Marketing Manager - Produce Segment International Paper
Bob Bassetti J & D Produce, Inc.
Danielle Bassetti J & D Produce, Inc.
Diane Bassetti Vice President J & D Produce, Inc.
James Bassetti President J & D Produce, Inc.
James Bassetti VP, Operations J & D Produce, Inc.
Stephen Bassetti J & D Produce, Inc.
Gina Beni J & D Produce, Inc.
Matthew Bradley III Sales J & D Produce, Inc.
Tony Brunnemann Farm Manager, Texas J & D Produce, Inc.
Bruce Densten Director of Purchasing J & D Produce, Inc.
Cheryl Densten Office Manager J & D Produce, Inc.
Bret Erickson Sr. Vice President of Business Affairs J & D Produce, Inc.
Carlos Lazcano Director of R&D J & D Produce, Inc.
John Carkoski Chief Operating Officer J&J Distributing Co.
Jacob Serck Sales and Head of Marketing JAB Produce/Jack Keller Co.
Rex Lawrence Owner Joe Produce, LLC
Katelyn Repash Sales Support John Vena, Inc.
Victor Smith Chief Executive Officer JV Smith Companies
Matt Austin Director Keiter Advisors
Alec Kendall Senior Analyst Keiter Advisors
Greg Cardamone General Manager, Eastern Vegetables L & M Companies
Michael McGee Vice President, Finance L & M Companies
Michael Laws President Lawgistics, LLC.
Bill Brim President Lewis Taylor Farms
John Chamberlain Vice President of Marketing Limoneira Company
Suresh DeCosta Director of Food Safety, North America and Latin America Lipman Family Farms
Jaime Weisinger Director of Community and Government Relations, Real Estate Manager, Director Lipman Family Farms
Ed Beckman COO Live Oak Farms
Aries Haygood Chairman, Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association M&T Farms
David Einstandig Vice President & General Counsel Mastronardi Produce, Ltd.
Jason Whitcher Senior Director of Procurement Mastronardi Produce, Ltd.
Erin Canavan Quality Systems Manager McDonald's Corporation
Sarah Grady Manager, U.S. Strategic Supply Chain McDonald's Corporation
John Monsif Federal U.S. Government Relations Director McDonald's Corporation
Tom Lovelace Executive Vice President McEntire Produce
Mike Sexton VP Supply Chain McEntire Produce
Nikki Cossio CEO & Founder Measure to Improve, LLC
Richard Jones Executive Editor Meister Media Worldwide
Carol Miller Editor, American Vegetable Grower Meister Media Worldwide
Jeff Lucas Technical Director Merieux NutriSciences USA
Mariana Lira Lobato MexBest
Kathy Sponheim Co-Owner/Sales Michael Family Farms, LLC
Kristen Reid Executive Vice President MIXTEC Group
Brian Jenny Vice President, Sales & Business Development Monterey Mushrooms, Inc.
Sharron Barnier CFO Mucci Farms
Phil Muir President & CEO Muir Copper Canyon Farms
John Downs President & CEO National Confectioners Association
Charles Conner President & CEO National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Billy Mitchell FSMA Training Coordinator National Farmers Union
Aaron Shier Government Relations Representative National Farmers Union
Jerry Hagstrom DTN Political Correspondent National Journal
Manuel Michel Executive Director National Mango Board
Kam Quarles CEO National Potato Council
Dawn Sweeney President & CEO National Restaurant Association
Eleanor Bullock Promotions Coordinator National Watermelon Association, Inc.
Katie Honeycutt North Carolina Watermelon Queen 2019 National Watermelon Association, Inc.
Bob Morrissey Executive Director National Watermelon Association, Inc.
Darlena Birch Senior Public Health Nutritionist National WIC Association
Jessica Green General Counsel NatureFresh Farms
David Ferman Marketing Director NatureSweet, Ltd
Skip Hulett VP & General Counsel NatureSweet, Ltd
Fernando Aguiar Senior Account Manager Naturipe Farms, LLC
CarrieAnn Arias Vice President of Marketing Naturipe Farms, LLC
Donna Lynn Browne Director of Food Safety & Social Responsibility Naturipe Farms, LLC
Melissa Herbert Vice President Government & Industry Affairs Neogen Corporation
Cynthia Haskins President and CEO New York Apple Association, Inc.
Jim Allen VP, Marketing New York Apple Sales, Inc.
Brian Reeves President New York State Vegetable Growers Association
Mark Girardin Past President North Bay Produce, Inc.
Jennifer Pulcipher Director of Food Safety & Compliance North Bay Produce, Inc.
Jon Wall Facilities & Compliance Manager North Bay Produce, Inc.
Debbie Hamrick Director, Specialty Crops North Carolina Farm Bureau
Alvin Brown Professor North Carolina State University
Robert Umphrey President Northeast Packaging Company
Mark Powers President Northwest Horticultural Council
Kate Tynan Senior Vice President Northwest Horticultural Council
Cathy Alameda Board of Directors Ocean Mist Farms
Glen Alameda Logistics Manager Ocean Mist Farms
Lisa Fuentes Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance Ocean Mist Farms
Diana McClean Senior Marketing Director Ocean Mist Farms
Sharon Bomer Lauritsen Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Agricultural Affairs and Commodity Policy Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
David Durkin OFW Law
Dick Okray President Okray Family Farms
Trevor Flint CFO Onions 52, Inc.
Ken Forth Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association
Bill George Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association
Gordon Stock Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association
George Gilvesy Chair Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers
Joe Sbrocchi General Manager Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers
Tom Brugato President Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Andrew Pandol Safety Manager Pandol Brothers, Inc.
John Pandol Pandol Brothers, Inc.
Stephanie Ojeda Senior Quality Assurance Manager Panera LLC
Elaine Bellin President and CEO Paragon Foods
Bill Munger Vice President of Sales & Marketing Paseo Solutions
William Troxell Executive Secretary Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association
Jessica Angle Human Resources Peri & Sons Farms, Inc.
Sara Brinkley Food Safety & Organic Certification Peri & Sons Farms, Inc.
Luis Bazan Industrial Development Manager Pharr International Bridge
Cynthia Garza Reyes Director of Business Development & Infrastructure Pharr International Bridge
Alex Penza Salesman Pinto Brothers, Inc.
Todd Penza Salesman Pinto Brothers, Inc.
Dan Sutton General Manager Pismo Oceano Vegetable Exchange
Brian Antle President Plant Tape
Robert Barcelo Jr. Senior Manager, Business Development Port Everglades
Steven Ottum President Potandon Produce, LLC
Blair Richardson President and Chief Executive Officer Potatoes USA
Tony Martinez Managing Member Primo Trading Services, L.L.C.
Jacquie Ediger Executive Vice President Pro Citrus Network, Inc.
Kimberly Flores Vice President Business Development & Marketing Pro Citrus Network, Inc.
Luis Ernesto Forero Agricultural & SPS Representative ProColombia
Barbara Hulick Senior Director of Food Safety Produce Alliance
Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak President and CEO Produce for Better Health Foundation
Jill Dunlop Director, Produce Safety & Compliance Produce Marketing Association
Richard Owen Vice President, Global Membership & Engagement Produce Marketing Association
Mick Heatherington Vice President Sales Prophet North America
Paul Allen Vice President R.C. Hatton Farms, Inc.
Hector Lujan President and CEO Reiter Affiliated Companies
Andrew Rice Reiter Affiliated Companies
Nelia Alamo Vice President of Communications Renaissance Food Group
Cheryl Enlow Vice President of Quality Assurance & Food Safety Renaissance Food Group
Raina Nelson Executive Vice President of Business Development Renaissance Food Group
Kim St George VP Business Development Renaissance Food Group
Carrie Meadows Chief of Staff Representative Dan Newhouse
Mark Dennin Legislative Aide for Ways and Means Committee Representative Jimmy Panetta
Lenique Conyer Quality Assurance Manager Reser's Fine Foods
David Perie Chain Specialist Rijk Zwaan
Traci Jensen Director of Operations River Point Farms, LLC
Megan Arnold Vice President, Global Food Safety Robinson Fresh
Deborah Boie Director, Global Logistics & Compliance Robinson Fresh
Michael Castagnetto President Robinson Fresh
Mark Petersen VP of Transportation Robinson Fresh
Ryan Sugrue General Manager, Great Lakes Region Robinson Fresh
Gary York Vice President, Global Sales Robinson Fresh
Craig Fields Program Development Manager-Commodities RPE, Inc.
Patrick Miller Vice President Russ Davis Wholesale, Inc.
Alex Bitter Retail Reporter S&P Global
Jan Berk COO San Miguel Produce, Inc.
Cindy Jewell President SCJewell Inc.
Mayda Sotomayor-Kirk CEO Seald Sweet International/Greenyard USA
Corey Brown Legislative Assistant Senator Thom Tillis
Bruce Centofanti National Account Executive SICK, Inc.
Ann Bryant Promotions Coordinator South Carolina Watermelon Association
Courtney Kubu South Carolina Watermelon Queen South Carolina Watermelon Association
Charlie Eagle Vice President Business Development Southern Specialties, Inc.
Peter Barone Procurement Manager Starbucks Coffee/Evolution Fresh
Troy Hoover VP, Evolution Fresh Supply Chain Starbucks Coffee/Evolution Fresh
Shira Kramer MHS, PhD CEO, Chairwoman Sterilex
Lisa Strube Director of Finance & Administration Strube Celery & Vegetable Company
Frank Camera Vice President of Operations SunFed
Daniel Mandel Chairman SunFed
Craig Slate President & CEO SunFed
Julie DeWolf Director of Retail Marketing Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Rayne Thompson Vice President, Government Relations and Public Policy Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Chad Ogden Director of Transportation Sunrise Logistics, Inc.
Fernando Terrazas Sr. Purchasing/Program Manager Taco Bell
Steve Bassi Vice President, Production Tanimura & Antle
Frank Garcia Vice President Support Operations Tanimura & Antle
Scott Grabau Chief Executive Officer Tanimura & Antle
Mikelea Kelley e-Business Manager Tanimura & Antle
Carmen Ponce Vice President/General Counsel - Labor Tanimura & Antle
Mike Reeves CFO Tanimura & Antle
Wesley Van Camp Vice President & General Counsel Tanimura & Antle
CJ Given Senior VP, Sales & Marketing Taylor Farms Retail, Inc.
Kent Ford Director of Foodservice Sales Taylor Farms Tennessee, Inc.
Drew McDonald VP Quality & Food Safety Taylor Farms, Inc.
Richard Mertens Associate Director for Federal Relations Texas A&M University
Patrick Stover Vice Chancellor and Dean for Agriculture and Life Sciences Texas A&M University
Dante Galeazzi President & CEO Texas International Produce Association
Kayla Mann Operations Support Specialist Texas Roadhouse
Peter Rosenberg Director of Operations Support Texas Roadhouse
Jazmine Gosey Technical Service & Development Specialist, Food & Specialty Plastics The Dow Chemical Company
Doug Burris EVP, Sales, Marketing & Purchasing The Fresh Food Group - Country Fresh, LLC.
Ann Miller Vice President of Walmart Sales The Fresh Food Group - Country Fresh, LLC.
Walter Ram Vice President of Food Safety The Giumarra Companies
Bobby Grinstead Partner The Grinstead Group, LLC
Michael Grinstead Partner The Grinstead Group, LLC
Robert Mills Director of Food Safety/Quality Assurance The Harbinger Group, LLC
Julio Ibañez Chairman The Hispanic Retail Chamber of Commerce, INC.
Kristina Nunes Food Safety The Nunes Company, Inc.
Garland Perkins Senior Manager of Insights and Innovation The Oppenheimer Group
Tom Karst Editor in Chief The Packer Publications
Lori Taylor Founder & Owner The Produce Moms
Randy Russell Partner The Russell Group
Lesley Sykes Executive Vice President The Sykes Company
Jeff Moore Vice President of Sales, Midwest Region The Tom Lange Company, Inc.
Rebecca Wilson Vice President of Operations The Tom Lange Company, Inc.
Christina Peterson Manager of Government Affairs The Wonderful Company
Chalmers Carr III Owner/President Titan Farms, LLC
Tony Alameda Vice President Top Flavor Farms
Jeff Cady Director of Produce & Floral Tops Friendly Markets
Angela Hernandez Director of Marketing Trinity Fruit Sales
Mat Rasmussen VP of Operations Trinity Logistics
Jim Bair President & CEO U.S. Apple Association
Diane Kurrle Senior Vice President U.S. Apple Association
Jacqlyn Schneider Deputy Staff Director U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
Jeff Hawkins Manager, Sales - Cold Connect Union Pacific Railroad
Mark Klompien President/CEO United Potato Growers of America
Ernie Spada III Operations United Salad Co.
Greg Corrigan CEO United Vegetable Growers Cooperative
Tony Mitchell Vice President of Sales and Business Development Vision Import Group
Marianne Santo Senior Category Manager, Produce Wakefern Food Corp.
Tres Bailey Senior Director, Federal Government Relations Walmart Stores Inc.
Josh Hall Agricultural Operations Manager Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
Keila Miranda Food Safety & Quality Assurance Program Manager Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
Tim Rabon Sr. Director of Corporate Strategy & Human Resources Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
Charlie Wilson Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
Charles Wingard Director of Field Operations Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
William Wan National Reporter Washington Post
Ed Schneider Washington State Potato Commission
Chris Voigt Executive Director Washington State Potato Commission
Ranie Haas Director of Regulatory & Industry Affairs Washington State Tree Fruit Association
Martha Hilton Vice President, Produce & Floral Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Dennis Nuxoll Vice President, Federal Government Affairs Western Growers
Bill Brooks CEO Westlake Produce Company
Mitch Gibbs Reporter/Host WGSO Radio/990AM
Kristi Boswell Policy Advisor White House
REBECA RABAGO QA CORPORATE MANAGER Wholesum Family Farms
John Newell Chief Operating Officer Windset Farms
Chris Cockle Senior Director Imports & Sales Wonderful Citrus
Zak Laffite President Wonderful Citrus
Bryan Barsness
Lindsey Batty Program Supervisor
Jessica Brady Manager, Industry Relations & Education
Amanda Carter Regulatory Compliance Specialist
Dionysios Christou Vice President, Marketing N.A.
Valda Coryat Director of Marketing
Loree Dowse Director of Creative Marketing
Danny Dumas
Sparky Locke
Bre Macomber Marketing Specialist
Lorena Muro Director, Organic Sales & Sustainability
Brock Nemecek Senior Event Marketing Manager
Claire Powell Business Development & Marketing Manager
Kurt Wagaman COO