BrandStorm™ is a project of the United Fresh Produce Marketing & Merchandising Council. Thank you the Council and to the BrandStorm Advisory Committee members for their expertise and guidance in planning this phenomenon.

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BrandStorm Advisory Committee

Produce Marketing & Merchandising Council

  • Mark Munger (Chairman), Vice President, Sales & Marketing, 4Earth Farms
  • Cindy Jewell, Vice President of Marketing, California Giant Berry Farms
  • Nelia Alamo, Director of Marketing & Fresh Strategy, Renaissance Food Group
  • CarrieAnn Arias, Vice President of Marketing, Naturipe Farms, LLC
  • Nadine Baarstad, VP Client Development, Foodmix Marketing Communications
  • Nick Bergstrom, Chief Sales Officer, Pero Family Farms
  • Chadwick Boyd, Food & Lifestyle Expert, TV Host & Brand Consultant, L&D Enterprises, Inc.
  • Adam Brohimer, President, Category Partners, LLC
  • Karen Caruso, Market Development Manager, Zespri Kiwifruit
  • Brian Denton, Director of Marketing & Brand Development, PRO*ACT, LLC
  • Julie DeWolf, Director of Retail Marketing, Sunkist Growers, Inc.
  • Jennifer Wagner, Vice President, Marketing, Growers Express
  • Charlie Eagle, Vice President Business Development, Southern Specialties, Inc.
  • Kimberly Flores, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, Pro Citrus Network, Inc.
  • Alicia Garza, Project Manager, Triple H
  • Tami Gutierrez, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Coastline Family Farms
  • Leah Halverson, Director of Marketing, Black Gold Farms
  • Lisa Hansen, Director of Sales & Marketing, McDill Associates
  • Jessica Harris, Trade Marketing Manager, Earthbound Farm
  • Elena Hernandez, Marketing Manager, Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
  • Matt Lally, Associate Director, Nielsen Fresh
  • Bruno JC Libbrecht, Global Product Business Insights Lead, Monsanto
  • Hilary Martin Long, Marketing Director, Frey Farms, LLC
  • Cristie Mather, Managing Director, The Fiction Tribe
  • William McAllister, Produce Account Manager, Georgia-Pacific Corporation
  • Diana McClean, Senior Marketing Director, Ocean Mist Farms
  • Karen Nardozza, President & CEO, Moxxy Marketing
  • Brock Nemecek, Regional Marketing Manager, T&G Global
  • Marc Oshima, Chief Marketing Officer, AeroFarms
  • Lisa Overman, Director of Marketing, Dole Food Company
  • Nicholas Pasculli, Founder, TMD Creative
  • Mac Riggan, Director of Marketing, Chelan Fresh
  • Scott Ross, Eastern Regional Sales Manager, West Pak Avocado
  • Shannon Shuman, Vice President – Produce, The Packer Publications
  • Kim St George, Director of Sales & Marketing, Private Brands, Mann Packing Company
  • Lori Taylor, Founder & Owner, The Produce Moms
  • Rob Thomson, Vice President of Sales, Western US, Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds
  • Kathleen Triou, President and CEO, Fresh Solutions Network, LLC
  • Kori Tuggle-Dinner, Vice President, Marketing, Church Brothers Farms
  • Chris Veillon, Chief Marketing Officer, Pure Hothouse Foods Inc.
  • Megan Zweig, Vice President, DMA Solutions, Inc.