Gini Richards joins Monterey Mushrooms
Gini Richards has joined the Monterey Mushrooms sales team. She brings over 18 years of account management experience. Richards is no stranger to the Florida and Puerto Rico markets, where she previously served as Sunkist Growers' strategic account manager for those regions. Richards will manage fresh mushroom sales for both retail and foodservice business in the Southeast region.
In this role, Richards will be responsible for the sales of Baby Bellas, Portabellas and white mushrooms grown, packed and shipped from the company's farm in Zellwood, FL.
“Gini navigates easily in the fast-paced produce industry. Her sense of urgency is a natural fit for providing our best-in-class service to customers,” said Leslie Harden, sales director.
“I am very excited to be joining a company that promotes the long-term sustainability of our environment and has some of the highest quality standards in the industry,” said Richards. “Mushrooms are growing in popularity as one of the most versatile items in the produce.”
Richards grew up in central Florida and graduated from the University of Central Florida. She lives in the greater Orlando area.