Nelia Alamo joins Markon as VP of marketing
Markon Cooperative hired Nelia Alamo as its vice president of marketing. Alamo comes with over 25 years of experience in the produce industry with a strong background in marketing and communications.
Most recently, Alamo was vice president of communications at Calavo, a global leader in the avocado and value-added fresh food industries. Prior to Calavo, Alamo worked as vice president of sales and marketing with Gills Onions for over 18 years.
Alamo is a graduate of Cal Poly where she currently serves on the Agribusiness Advisory Council. Also an active industry volunteer, she has held multiple roles on various committees and boards throughout her career.
In this newly created position, Alamo will lead the marketing team to support the member distributors in developing and deploying a cohesive customer experience and engagement strategy that enhances and supports the Markon brand.
"We are thrilled to welcome Nelia to Markon," said Markon CEO Andy Hamilton, to whom Alamo will report. "Her experience in the produce industry and involvement in the trade throughout her tenured career will add value to the team."