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BrandStorm 2021: Registered Attendees

The following list shows all attendees as of March 9, 2021.


Attendee Name Title  Company
Kelsey Adams QA Analyst Taylor Farms - Texas
Randy Akahoshi Business Development Maui Fresh International LLC
Nelia Alamo Vice President of Communications Renaissance Food Group
Juan David Alarcon Chief Executive Officer Fyffes North America
Anne Allen AndNowUKnow
Helen Aquino Director Brand Marketing & Communication Village Farms International, Inc.
Marissa Arguelles Sr. Brand Manager BrightFarms
Amanda Arguello Production Artist Dole Food Company
CarrieAnn Arias Vice President of Marketing Naturipe Farms, LLC
Jenny Arias Mastronardi Produce, Ltd.
Minos Athanassiadis Vice President iFoodDS
Rachel Atkinson-Leach Category & Brand Manager RPE, Inc.
Emily Autrey FirstFruits Marketing
Brinda Ayer Editorial Lead Food52
Kara Badder Marketing Manager NatureFresh Farms
Scott Bagan Director of Program Development North American Corporation
Christina Barnard Director of Marketing Taylor Farms, Inc.
Tom Barnes CEO Category Partners, LLC
Audrey Barona Designer Thomas Ferrous, Inc.
Bryan Barsness Vice President of Sales and Marketing ProduceIQ, Inc.
Tamara Basaldua Marketing & Merchandising Assistant Braga Fresh Family Farms
Megan Baughman Marketing Coordinator Frey Farms, LLC
Pete Baughman VP Communications Foodmix Marketing Communications
David Baxter Marketing Director Bard Valley Date Growers
Allison Beadle CEO Wild Hive
Brian Beadle Creative Director Wild Hive
Tricia Beal CEO, Farm Journal Foundation Farm Journal Media
Helena Beckett Director of Sales Giddings Berries USA
OWEN BECKMAN G.O. Fresh
Kim Bedwell FLM Harvest
David Bell Chief Marketing Officer Houweling's Group
Tiffany Bennett Graphic Designer/Digital Marketing Manager Village Farms International, Inc.
Suzie Berry Brand Manager Highland Ag Solutions
Katharina Bethea Marketing Director Compare Foods
Katie Bloome Marketing Programs Manager Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Gerry Bogdon Group Publisher- North Amercian Horticulture Group Produce Processing
Rochelle Bohm Brand Manager CMI Orchards
Ross Bonn Program Manager - Ag Tech Group Bunzl, Inc.
Agnes Boutros Key Account Manager Lakeside Produce, Inc.
Chadwick Boyd Food & Lifestyle Expert, TV Host & Brand Consultant L&D Enterprises, Inc.
Falon Brawley Director of Marketing/Business Development Onions 52, Inc.
Jennifer Breault Vice President of Sales iHeartMedia
Adam Brohimer President Category Partners, LLC
Maggi Brooks Director of Retail Sales Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Mark Brooks Food Service Sales MGR Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Emily Brugato Marketing Specialist Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Nancy Brugato VP of Development Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Hannah Burke Capital City Fruit Company, Inc.
Sarah Burke Director of Brand Partnerships and Integrated Media iHeartMedia
Cole Burkholder Marketing Coordinator NatureFresh Farms
Julie Butler Writer EUROFRESH
Gus Calabro Executive Director Abasto
Mark Campbell CEO ProduceIQ, Inc.
Abraham Cardenas Food Safety & QA Manager Taylor Fresh Foods, Inc.
Chip Carter Editor and Publisher Southeast Produce Weekly
Bob Catinella East Coast Marketing Manager Pear Bureau Northwest
Rebecca Catlett Director of Marketing & Communications Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.
Justin Chapple Author and Director Food & Wine Magazine
Crystal Chavez Marketing Manager Gold Coast Packing Company, Inc.
Patricia Chraiteh Marketing Analytical Specialist NatureFresh Farms
Chris Christian Senior Vice President California Strawberry Commission
Dionysios Christou Vice President, Marketing N.A.
Mari Cobb DMA Solutions, Inc.
Molly Connors Sales and Marketing Basin Gold Cooperative
Matthew Cornwell Account Manager Titan Farms, LLC
Jeff Correa International Marketing Director Pear Bureau Northwest
Mimi Corsaro VP Marketing, Director Export Sales Giumarra Vineyards Corporation
Ricardo Crisantes Chief Commercial Officer Wholesum Family Farms
Julie Criswell Marketing Specialist Ocean Mist Farms
Kasey Cronquist President U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council
Alexandra Danell Marketing Manager Country Sweet Produce
Derrick Davis Marketing Project Manager Tanimura & Antle
Melissa De Leon Chavez Writer AndNowUKnow
Jan DeLyser Vice President, Marketing California Avocado Commission
Mark DeMichaelis CEO/President State Garden, Inc.
Vanessa Devermelle Bayer
Armando Devora Red Sun Farms
Jordan DeVries Produce Safety Technician Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Julie DeWolf Shopper Marketing Expert
Alyson Dias Vice President of Advertising and Digital Media California Table Grape Commission
Erin Dickson SVP Strategy Ten Acre Marketing
Lilian Diep AndNowUKnow
Marius du Plessis Chief Executive Officer ClemenGold International (PTY) Ltd.
Jaclyn Ducharme Communication Specialist Mastronardi Produce, Ltd.
Ryan Duke Produce Innovation Manager Dole Food Company
Destiny Dulaney Brand Marketing Specialist Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Annika Durinck na Fresh Plaza
Charlie Eagle Vice President Business Development Southern Specialties, Inc.
Niki Eldridge Sr. Brand Design Manager, Global Creative Services Dole Food Company
Jeri Elsasser Creative Director Trinity Fruit Company Inc.
Patty Emmert Specialty Crop Manager Duncan Family Farms, LLC
Luci Faas Product Development Specialist NatureFresh Farms
Travis Fauteux Marketing Coordinator Pure Flavor
Kim Fellom Marketing Manager Pacific International Marketing
Neil Ferguson Communications Specialist Pear Bureau Northwest
Helena Fernandez Irastorza Marketing Coordinator Seald Sweet International/Greenyard USA
Dan Fitzgerald Marketing Manager Potandon Produce, LLC
Cherie France Marketing Manager Homegrown Organic Farms
Bonnie Fuson VP Customer Experience Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Andy Garces Sales & Marketing Manager LUV by Fresh Directions Intl.
Marlisa Garcia Marketing Assistant Proprietary Variety Management
Miguel Garcia Vice President, Produce & Floral The Kroger Company
Alex Garrigan Associate Brand Manager Bolthouse Farms, Inc.
Derek Gaskins Chief Marketing Officer Yesway
Margaret Gerba Marketing Coordinator Pacific International Marketing
Briana Giampaoli Live Oak Farms
Maria Gomez Food Safety Program Manager Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
Jorge Gonzalez Vice President Leevers Supermarkets
Moises Gonzalez Director of Store Operations Northgate Gonzalez, LLC
Melinda Goodman Managing Partner Full Tilt Marketing
Quincie Gourley Marketing Coordinator Taylor Farms, Inc.
Anita Grace Hispanic Marketing Consultant Abasto
Matt Grant Account Manager BrightFarms
Amber Gray Digital Marketing Manager Healthy Family Project
Whit Grebitus VP, Sales AndNowUKnow
Jodi Green Marketing Manager Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc.
Steve Greenfield Director of Sales & Marketing NNZ, Inc.
Todd Greenwood Farm Journal Media
Therese Griffin Senior Brand Manager Bolthouse Farms, Inc.
Steve Grinstead Chief Executive Officer FreshEdge
John Gross Director of Business Development Sparkloft Media
Lisa Grossnickle Marketing & Communication, Trade Show Merchandise Coordinator Allen Lund Company, LLC
Stefanie Gutierrez Sales & Marketing Harvest Sensations
Leah Halverson Founder, CEO Ten Acre Marketing
Lisa Hansen Harbor Creative Group
Katie Harmon Communications Manager Stemilt Growers, LLC
Karen Hearn VP of Domestic Marketing California Table Grape Commission
Marieke Hemmes Account Manager Fresh Plaza
Angela Hernandez Director of Marketing Trinity Fruit Company Inc.
Elena Hernandez Senior Innovation & Brand Management Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
Matt Hiltner Social Media/Marketing Coordinator Babe' Farms, Inc.
Jake Hollander Enterprise Account Executive iFoodDS
Amanda Horney Business Development Manager London Fruit, Inc.
Cassie Howard Director of Category Management Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Danelle Huber Marketing Specialist CMI Orchards
george hubka Owner MG News Service
Christine Jackson Senior Manager, Marketing and Product Development Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
Megan Jacobsen Vice President of Sales & Marketing Gills Onions, LLC
Markie Jacobson Journalist Fresh Fruit Portal
Chandler James Writer AndNowUKnow
Gary James Director of Sales Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
Joanna Jaramillo Marketing Specialist Wholesum Family Farms
Bryan Jaynes Director of Marketing and Product Management - Complete Salads Taylor Farms, Inc.
Cindy Jewell President SCJewell Inc.
Greg Johnson Director of Media Development Blue Book Services, Inc.
Daryl Johnston Vice President, Sales & Marketing Titan Farms, LLC
Samuel Jonas CEO Snap2Save
Caraline Jones Marketing Manager IMG Citrus Inc.
Clay Jones Director of Strategy and Business Development Onions 52, Inc.
Susan Jones-Ng Director of International Business Development Limoneira Company
Dane Joubert Marketing Assistant Sun World International, LLC
Denise Junqueiro Customer Marketing Manager Mission Produce, Inc.
Hilal Kasapoglu Sr. Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager Taylor Farms, Inc.
Amanda Keefer Managing Director Healthy Family Project
Patrick Kelly Founder The Produce Industry Podcast
Sean Kelly Product Marketing Manager C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
Lynsey Kennedy Wallace Pear Bureau Northwest
Andy Kimbrel Director of Sales and Marketing Crunch Pak
Mary Kimbrough Sr Director of Operations and Culinary Innovation Wild Hive
Aaron Klohn Marketing Coordinator Castellini Companies
Danielle Komonce Marketing Specialist The Tom Lange Company, Inc.
Ellie Krieger, RD, Food Network
Sarah Krzysik PUBLIC RELATIONS COORDINATOR NatureFresh Farms
Michael La Kier Principal and Founder What Brands Want
Megan Lacy Account Director Wild Hive
Christine LaFave Grace Editor Winsight Media
Brian LaForce AndNowUKnow
Jeff Lair Marketing Director Blue Book Services, Inc.
Robert Lambert CEO AndNowUKnow
Jessica Lara Marketing Communications Specialist California Strawberry Commission
Shelby Layne Associate Brand Manager, Innovation Bolthouse Farms, Inc.
Chow-ming Lee Bayer
Jenna Rose Lee Sales & Marketing Assistant Mission Produce, Inc.
Kaylie Lemon Quality Project Manager Curation Foods
Mike Lepera Food Safety Manager Mucci Farms
Christine Lindner Marketing Manager Alsum Farms & Produce Inc.
Nicole Lipson Alterman Segment Marketing Manager WestRock
Ashleigh Lombardi Marketing Communication & Development Pacific International Marketing
Hilary Long VP of Sales & Marketing Frey Farms, LLC
Karen Long Digital Transformation Specialist iFoodDS
Sara Lozano Marketing Manager Sambrailo Packaging
Courtney Ludford Marketing Coordinator Wonderful Citrus
Jennie Lyle Westlake Produce Company
Brittany MacAulay Marketing Coordinator NatureFresh Farms
Max MacGillivray Director Beanstalk Global
Melissa Mackay Director of Marketing and Product Development F & S Produce Company
Kelly-Anne Maclachlan ClemenGold International (PTY) Ltd.
Tariq Malik Associate Director of Sales Lakeside Produce, Inc.
Lindsay Martinez Marketing Manager, Fresh & Foods Calavo Growers, Inc.
Nick Mascari President BelleHarvest Sales, Inc.
Ken Mason PCF Marketing Associate Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Cristie Mather Vice President, Food FLM Harvest
William McAllister Produce Account Manger Georgia-Pacific Corporation
Diana McClean Senior Marketing Director Ocean Mist Farms
Jessica McCreesh Marketing Specialist
Rick McGregor President McGregor Creative, LLC
Jaymee McInerney Brand Manger Houweling's Group
Megan McKenna Senior Director of Marketing & Foodservice National Watermelon Promotion Board
Hilda Medina Marketing & Events Specialist Ocean Mist Farms
Andrea Meloche Associate Brand Manager Mastronardi Produce, Ltd.
Azul Meza Marketing Manager Fyffes Inc.
Kelly Miller Food Safety Director Griffin Ranches, Inc.
Lauren Miller Senior Public Relations Manager DMA Solutions, Inc.
Claudia Miranda Director of Marketing & Business Development Coosemans Miami, Inc.
Kevin Moffitt President & CEO Pear Bureau Northwest
Kaitlyn Molliconi Marketing Assistant Mucci Farms
Reid Monsma AndNowUKnow
Maria Montalvo Marketing Director, Retail & Foodservice California Table Grape Commission
Melissa Moore Marketing Manager Pure Flavor
Jose Morales Food Safety & Sanitation Manager Taylor Farms - Texas
Alejandro Morales, Jr. Food Safety Manager Gerawan Farming Inc.
Lauren Mordasky Business Development Manager Tasteful Selections, LLC
Monica Moreno Arellano Marketing Manager Grupo PM
Mark Munger Vice President, Sales & Marketing 4Earth Farms
Donna Nacey Marketing Coordinator Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Karen Nardozza President & CEO Moxxy Marketing
Jaynelle Nash Director of Prepared Foods Sales & Marketing Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Jessica Nash Graphic Designer Mucci Farms
Don Neal Founder & CEO 360 Live Media
Leona Neill Director of Packaging & Marketing Red Sun Farms
Raina Nelson Executive Vice President of Business Development Renaissance Food Group
Brock Nemecek Marketing Manager, Fresh Produce Farm Journal Media
Marc Nerius Promotional Communications Manager HM.CLAUSE
Jennifer Neujahr Director Profile Products
Ashley Nickle Retail Editor The Packer Publications
Kimberly Nieves Senior Marketing Manager Bolthouse Farms, Inc.
Dennis O'Brien California-based Manager The Produce News
Dan O'Connell CEO Foodmix Marketing Communications
Katie O'Connor Marketing Manager Produce Alliance
Katie Oakley Brand Manager Shenandoah Growers, Inc.
Kyla Oberman Director of Marketing California Giant Berry Farms
Jordan Okumura AndNowUKnow
Paul Ornstein Food Service Sales Manager Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Adrian Ortega Duran Marketing Mr. Lucky
Lorinda Oscarson Marketing Chelan Fresh
Lisa Overman Director of Brand Marketing Dole Food Company
Yolanda Owens Chief Cultivator Forage + Black
Peggy Packer AndNowUKnow
Alies Padding Innovation Manager NNZ, Inc.
Carlos Palacio AndNowUKnow
Kane Palacios Associate Packaging Design Manager Dole Food Company
Jonna Parker Principal, Fresh Center of Excellence IRI
Nicholas Pasculli Founder TMD Creative
Brittany Pearson Marketing & Communications Manager S. Katzman Produce
Sarita Peay Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Roger Pepperl Marketing Director
Jessica Peri Retail Sales Manager Peri & Sons Farms, Inc.
David Perie Chain Specialist Rijk Zwaan
Stevi Perkins DMA Solutions, Inc.
Mindy Perkovich Mountain Roots Produce
Jenna Peters Mucci Farms
Lindsay Peterson Author of Forging an Ironclad Brand Ironclad Brand Strategy
Jennifer Pierce Sales & Marketing Representative Bay Baby Produce, Inc.
Ashley Pipkin Sales & Marketing Manager Tanimura & Antle
Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos Marketing and Communications D'Arrigo California
Jenna Plasterer AndNowUKnow
Mary Poma Director of Marketing Braga Fresh Family Farms
Ramon Portilla Senior Director Customer Experience and Insights Walmart Stores Inc.
Jeffrey Priebe Senior Director, Quality & Food Safety Danaco Solutions, LLC
Abby Prior SVP Sales and Marketing BrightFarms
Bill Purewal President PureFresh Sales, Inc.
Shelby Ralston Golden Sun Insights
Valerie Ramsburg Sales and Marketing Rice Fruit Company
Diane Rast Creative/Pkg Director Red Tomato
Karen Reed Director of Marketing and Communications Kwik Lok Corporation
Jodi Reinman Senior PR Manager California Strawberry Commission
Pamela Riemenschneider Retail Editor Blue Book Services, Inc.
Mac Riggan Director of Marketing Chelan Fresh
Melissa Rith Project Manager Harbor Creative Group
Marissa Ritter Associate Marketing Manager Naturipe Farms, LLC
Sharon Robb National Marketing manager North Bay Produce, Inc.
Jodean Robbins Writer Produce Business
Michelle Roberts Taylor Farms Foodservice Director of Marketing Taylor Farms, Inc.
Melissa Rogner Marketing Director DNO Produce
Gage Rohwer Events Attendee Manager The Packer Publications
Sharese Roper Member Engagement Director Produce for Better Health Foundation
Juliemar Rosado Marketing Communications Manager National Watermelon Promotion Board
George Roumain Prophet North America
Peyton Rudy Marketing & Brand Manager Superior Fresh
Martin Ruebelt Head of Global Consumer R&D & Science Fellow Bayer
Elsa Salazar Bard Valley Date Growers
Federico Salazar Global-Americas Protected Culture Strategic Accounts Lead Bayer
Rocio Saldana Senior Marketing Coordinator Bard Valley Date Growers
Matt Salley Solutions Consultant iFoodDS
Ajit Saxena Public Relations & Digital Marketing Manager Mucci Farms
Tyler Scantlan Mastronardi Produce, Ltd.
Rachelle Schulken Marketing Event Manager Renaissance Food Group
Nicole Schultz Kwik Lok Corporation
Erin Semper Retail Marketing Manager Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Alyson Sharron Marketing Director iFoodDS
Cindy Sherman Director/Head of Marketing & Innovation Frieda's, Inc.
Francesco Sicherle Brazil Marketing Representative Pear Bureau Northwest
Tristan Simpson Founder & CEO tristan michele marketing
Keith Slattery CEO/President Stonehill Produce
Ian Smentona Consumer & Customer Manager BASF Corporation
Stephanie Smith Senior Marketing Manager Castellini Companies
Jessica Soare Senior Marketing Manager BrightFarms
Angela Sommers Marketing Director BelleHarvest Sales, Inc.
Jenni Sparks Communications North American Blueberry Council
Brittany Spedaliere Graphic Designer Tanimura & Antle
Karen Spiegel VICE PRESIDENT, WEST COAST Winsight Media
Kim St George VP Business Development Renaissance Food Group
Wayne St. Denis Assistant Marketing Coordinator Mucci Farms
Julianna St. Geme Associate Marketing Manager Mission Produce, Inc.
Kathy Stephenson Marketing Communications Director Pear Bureau Northwest
Garrett Stoltz Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Cristy Stookey Variety Development Coordinator Allan Bros
Jennifer Strailey Editor in Chief Winsight Media
Morgan Stuckert Marketing Manager Lipman Family Farms
Stephanie Swatkow Director of Marketing NatureFresh Farms
Marion Tabard VP of Marketing Fyffes North America
Joseph Talbourdet Director of Marketing and Business Development Westmoreland Sales
Bruce Taylor Director of Organic Taylor Farms, Inc.
Jeremy Taylor Vice President of Sales DNO Produce
Lori Taylor Founder & Owner The Produce Moms
Sherrie Terry President & CEO Sherrie L. Terry Consulting LLC
Cassie Thompson Ten Acre Marketing
Kellie Thompson Account Manager Bostock New Zealand
Sara Thompson Director of Procurement and Wholesale Pacific Coast Fruit Company
Tad Thompson Southwest, Midwest & Mexico Editor The Produce News
Brandy Thueson Potandon Produce, LLC
LaTaunya Tillman Food Safety Representative Driscoll's
Morgan Tinari Marketing/Digital and Social Media D'Arrigo California
Lauren Tomasello Digital Content Manager Fowler Packing Company, Inc.
Nichole Towell Senior Director of Marketing Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
Maggie Travis Rice Fruit Company
Kathleen Triou President and CEO Fresh Solutions Network, LLC
Nora Trueblood Director / MarCom Allen Lund Company, LLC
Joe Vargas Director of Marketing & Business Intelligence FirstFruits Marketing
Art Vega Vice President, Sales & Marketing Sev-Rend
Chris Veillon Chief Marketing Officer Pure Flavor
Jennifer Velasquez Director of Marketing Full Tilt Marketing
Edward Vernon Journalist Fresh Fruit Portal
Marisol Villegas Customer Sales Representative Heinzen Manufacturing International
Sarah Wagner Red Sun Farms
Jennifer Wagner Sanchez Director of Marketing Church Brothers Farms
April Ward Communications Director California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement
Jeff Watkin Director of Marketing Sev-Rend
Pu Wei Bayer
Laura Weiler Senior Marketing Specialist Pure Flavor
Bristol Wells Director of Marketing and Customer Experience Highland Ag Solutions
Craig Wheeler Sales Associate AndNowUKnow
Nick Wheeler Category Analyst Sunkist Growers, Inc.
Ken Whitacre Publishing Director Produce Business
Wil Wilbur Corporate Chef Lipman Family Farms
Alyssa Wilson Marketing Communication Specialist Rijk Zwaan
T.J. Wilson Key Account & Brand Manager The Oppenheimer Group
Sabrina Woods Marketing Manager EarthFresh Farms
Mackenzie Wortham Account Director DMA Solutions, Inc.
Colleen Wysocki Nutrition Communications Manager California Strawberry Commission
David Zamzow VICE PRESIDENT Heinzen Manufacturing International
Mariya Zorotovich Head of Customer Experience Intel Corporation