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The Motivational Maestro #105431431

An exceptional VP of Sales/CRO with over two decades in the produce industry, adept at navigating the latest trends and attracting talented team members. Renowned for outstanding abilities in team development and customer relations across retail, wholesale, and foodservice sectors. Demonstrated success in driving sales growth and improving organizational performance through effective program development strategies. Possesses an extensive network, impeccable references, and a track record of delivering results, positioning them as a valuable asset to any produce organization.

Your Next President/GM #265708700

As an accomplished leader in the produce industry, this executive boasts a successful track record of implementing growth initiatives and product launches. They have extensive experience in fostering long-term relationships with major retailers, possess expert knowledge of both domestic and international supply chains, and have managed full P&L responsibilities exceeding $400 million. Bilingual in English and Spanish, with a diverse skill, they bring a deep understanding of market dynamics and strong business acumen to the table. Their leadership experience spans across multiple functions, making them a valuable asset with a global perspective and a proven ability to drive sales growth and operational success.

The Efficiency Architect #402105915

This dynamic VP of Operations & Supply Chain brings a track record of proven growth, cost-cutting expertise, and strategic vision. Has led successful turnarounds, saved over $1M during a pandemic, slashed production costs by 40%, and overseen major construction projects.. With a Bachelor of Science in Food Science & Technology and certifications in HACCP, SQF, and Project Management, this game-changing leader is poised to optimize your teams, drive efficiency, and propel your organization toward long-term success.

Head Honcho of Happy Humans (Bilingual) #262603019

Introducing an exceptional VP of HR tailor-made for the produce industry, with a strong background in HR best practices and multi-state employment law expertise. They excel in mentoring, training, and developing managers and HR personnel, leveraging effective communication and relationship-building skills. With a hands-on leadership style, they manage budgets, headcount, and travel efficiently, navigate acquisitions, and optimize HR practices for enhanced employee satisfaction. Their expertise includes HRIS implementation, organizational realignment, and establishing standardized HR processes. With 20 years of progressive HR experience in agriculture and fluency in Spanish, they are a strategic asset proficient in training, recruitment, safety, employee relations, strategic planning, policy development, and conflict oversight, making them an ideal fit for a grower/packer/shipper.

The Revenue Rainmaker #143384685

A sales pro and passionate leader who excels in delivering superior results and building lasting customer relationships with regional and national retail chains. Expertise includes industry needs assessment, strategic planning, and contract negotiation. Experienced in overseeing up to $100M in annual sales and identifying new revenue streams while implementing procedures to enhance business competitiveness. Polished communication skills and strategic acumen make this dream hire a valuable asset in driving business growth.

The Production Powerhouse #400542570

An operations expert  for growers of fresh produce, this skilled Director of Operations & Production brings extensive experience and a results-oriented mindset to the table. With a focus on maximizing profit and personnel performance across multiple sites while managing budgeted expenses, this motivated and accomplished professional is an energetic and bilingual manager with exceptional interpersonal skills. They have a strong appreciation for delivering top-notch customer service to clients, business partners, and team members. A track record in overall operations within lean manufacturing environments spanning over twenty years, has built deep knowledge in sales, operations, finance, and customer service. This proven motivational leader also boasts strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills, alongside a commitment to upholding the highest standards of ethical, professional, and personal excellence.

The Get It There Guru #393963413

Introducing a top-tier Transportation Manager with a razor-sharp mind and an unmatched work ethic. With a natural flair for mentorship, they bring a wealth of knowledge in regulatory compliance, transportation planning, data analysis, risk management, safety programs, and auditing. Their passion for agribusiness operations, coupled with expertise in business development and procurement, sets them apart as a dynamic asset to any team. Armed with an MBA,  a comprehensive skill set and strong technical acumen, this is an ideal choice for steering your transportation operations to new heights.

Market Maverick #343679423

Leveraging over 9 years of success in the produce industry, this Commodity Sales  Manager fosters thriving partnerships that drive results.  Their expertise in relationship building with both growers and retailers has consistently surpassed sales targets, achieving a notable 15% revenue growth.  Strategic thinking and a tenacious approach allow them to navigate complex situations and optimize operations.  This individual is a skilled collaborator who can cultivate new opportunities, streamline supply chains, and bring your sales strategy to life.

The Big Cheese: #315029998

A highly respected produce industry leader. With exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, fluency in English and Spanish, and a proven track record of improving company cultures and motivating teams in high-growth companies. Their vast expertise covers farming operations, P&L management, labor relations, systems implementation, food safety, R&D, product development, sales & marketing, sustainability, and executive management – making them the ideal candidate for any challenge. What sets this leader apart is their ability to bridge the gap between field and boardroom, building strong relationships and achieving outstanding results.