The United Fresh Produce Association announced the 12 members of the 2016-2017 United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program Leadership Class 22.
Sponsored by a generous grant from DuPont Crop Protection, this program was launched in 1995 and has graduated more than 200 program participants.
The Produce Industry Leadership Program welcomes these professionals to its 22nd class:
•Katie Birkhauser, Dole Fresh Vegetables, Salinas CA
•John Carkoski, The Fresh Group Ltd, Oakdale MN
•Kelly Catchot, Renaissance Food Group, Rancho Cordova CA
•Nick Chappell, California Giant Berry Farms, Watsonville CA
•Melina Lopez, Walmart Stores, Valencia CA
•Adam Lytch, L&M, Raleigh NC
•Brendan Miele, Jacobs Farm/Del Cabo Inc, Pescadero CA
•Melissa Olsen, Freshway Foods, Sidney OH
•Max Saad, Mastronardi Produce, Kingsville, Ontario, Canada
•LeighAnne Thomsen, Mission Produce, Oxnard CA
•Jonathan Vance, 4Earth Farms, Los Angeles CA
•Megan Zweig, DMA Solutions Inc, Irving TX