Pacific Trellis bolsters staff with three new hires
Pacific Trellis Fruit/Dulcinea Farms welcomed industry veterans Matt Tanner, Evangelina Kaudze and Shawn Young to the company, bolstering its ranks with added experience.
Tanner joins the company as senior sales executive. He brings nearly 30 years of produce industry experience and has held various sales and sales leadership roles throughout his career. Most recently, he was the vice president of sales at Sol Group Marketing. He is a California native having graduated from UC-Davis with a degree in in agricultural economics. Tanner will be based in Florida.
Kaudze, who will be based in Los Angeles, joins Pacific Trellis Fruit as food safety and compliance manager. With more than 15 years of experience in the produce industry, she has extensive experience in food-safety management and program development. Most recently she was with ValleyFresh Global.
Young joins the company as transportation manager and will be based in Arizona. He brings a wealth of experience over the past 20 years in logistics and operations. Young most recently was with Martori Farm’s transportation team, and prior to that he worked for Sol Group and Del Monte in a variety of transportation and operations management positions.
“We are excited to have been able to add these talented individuals to our team," said CEO Josh Leichter. "They will assist our efforts and our strategy to continue to elevate our business as well as growing the Dulcinea brand with high-quality products targeting flavor and consumer satisfaction while providing first-class customer service.”
Photo: Matt Tanner, Evangelina Kaudze and Shawn Young