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Brand-bassadors

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

 

  • Mark Munger, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, 4Earth Farms
  • Kim St George, Vice President of Business Development, Renaissance Food Group
  • CarrieAnn Arias, Vice President of Marketing, Naturipe Farms, LLC
  • Karen Caruso, Market Development Manager, Zespri Kiwifruit
  • Brian Denton, Director of Marketing & Brand Development, PRO*ACT, LLC
  • Julie L DeWolf, Director of Retail Marketing, Sunkist Growers, Inc.
  • Lisa Hansen, Director of Sales & Marketing, McDill Associates
  • Elena Hernandez, Senior Innovation & Brand Management, Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
  • Cindy A. Jewell, Vice President of Marketing, California Giant Berry Farms
  • Diana McClean, Senior Marketing Director, Ocean Mist Farms
  • Marc Oshima, Chief Marketing Officer, AeroFarms
  • Mac Riggan, Director of Marketing, Chelan Fresh
  • Lori Taylor, Founder & Owner, The Produce Moms
  • Kori Tuggle, Vice President, Marketing, Church Brothers Farms

Produce Marketing & Merchandising Council

  • Mark Munger (Chairman), Vice President, Sales & Marketing, 4Earth Farms
  • Kim St George (Vice-Chairman), Vice President of Business Development, Renaissance Food Group 
  • CarrieAnn Arias, Vice President of Marketing, Naturipe Farms, LLC 
  • Nadine Baarstad, Vice President, 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 
  • John Chamberlain, Director of Marketing, Limoneira Company 
  • Valda Coryat, Director of Marketing, National Mango Board 
  • Brian Denton, Director of Marketing & Brand Development, PRO*ACT, LLC 
  • Julie DeWolf, Director of Retail Marketing, Sunkist Growers, Inc. 
  • 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 
  • Leah Halverson, Director of Marketing, Black Gold Farms 
  • Lisa Hansen, Director of Sales & Marketing, McDill Associates 
  • Jessica Harris, Trade Marketing Manager, Earthbound Farm 
  • Angela Hernandez, Director of Marketing, Trinity Fruit Sales 
  • Elena Hernandez, Senior Innovation & Brand Management, Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc. 
  • Matt Lally, Associate Director, Nielsen Fresh 
  • Bruno JC Libbrecht, Global Produce Business Insights Lead, Monsanto 
  • Morgan Maitoza, Marketing Coordinator, California Giant Berry Farms 
  • Cristie Mather, Managing Director, The Fiction Tribe 
  • William McAllister, Produce Account Manger, 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 
  • Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos, Director, Marketing and Culinary, D'Arrigo California 
  • Mac Riggan, Director of Marketing, Chelan Fresh 
  • Scott Ross, Director of Sales, East, West Pak Avocado 
  • Brianna Shales, Communications Manager, Stemilt Growers, LLC 
  • Shannon Shuman, Vice President – Produce, The Packer Publications 
  • Tristan Simpson, Founder & CEO, tristan michele™ - marketing consulting 
  • 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. 
  • Jen Wheatley, Communications Manager, Mastronardi Produce, Ltd. 
  • Megan Zweig, Vice President, DMA Solutions, Inc.