Amy Gates joins Greenyard USA/Seald Sweet management team
Greenyard USA/Seald Sweet kicked off 2021 welcoming Amy Gates as vice president. Gates has been in the produce business for over 21 years and initially will focus on implementing a new ERP and WMS computer systems (given her IT experience) and then will be very active in all facets of the business going forward.
Gates’ vast experience in the produce industry started at Famous Software (for five years) after graduating from college in California. Afterward, she joined the team at Frontera Produce for 16 years, beginning in operations and advanced to being the president and senior executive. This underlines her commitment as she is purpose driven and a passionate leader.
“Through strategic planning and development Greenyard USA/Seald Sweet has stayed at the forefront of this dynamic industry, continuing its success under the leadership of Mayda Sotomayor. I am excited to work for an innovative company that is looking to the future while being grounded in Florida’s rich citrus history,” said Gates.
“Amy will enhance the company’s progressive growth with her experience and knowledge. She will be an instrumental part of our Management Team and look forward to the energy and talent she will bring to our company.” said Mayda Sotomayor, CEO of Greenyard USA/Seald Sweet.