Greg Sweet named Monterey Mushrooms' COO
Greg Sweet has been promoted to a newly created position of chief operating officer for Monterey Mushrooms. He joined the company in 1997 and has been responsible for many leadership positions, including his most recent role of regional vice president of operations for the farms and facilities in the eastern United States. This role also included supporting our corporate technical services and innovation initiatives.
Sweet brings more than 24 years of company and mushroom industry experience to this position. He will be responsible for leading the company’s strategic growth while managing its fresh operations, fresh sales, farm modernization and expansion, technical services and leadership development. The company said he is well suited to help guide the organization's future within the dynamic mushroom business.
“Greg is a collaborative leader, and creative problem solver with the ability to adapt priorities to take care of our customers and develop the next generation of leaders," said Shah Kazemi, president and CEO. "Monterey will benefit from the expertise, rigor, passion, and leadership qualities of such a seasoned executive.”
Sweet is a 1988 graduate of The University of Tennessee with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering. He resides in the Knoxville, TN, area with his family.