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SEPC recognizes Next Generation Award nominees

The Southeast Produce Council is now going through the selection process to decide upon the recipient of this year’s Next Generation Award, co-sponsored by The Produce News, to honor a young person who is the Next Generation of produce leaders for the industry. Those nominated for this prestigious award must meet the following criteria: 39 years or younger (on the date of application), employed in the produce industry for at least four years, a member in good standing of the SEPC, and made a significant contribution to the industry (company).CarlosS

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These nominees will be recognized prior to the award being announced at Southern Innovations during the Chairman’s “Roots-N-Boots” Dinner Dance on Friday evening, Sept. 7:

  • Daniel Carapella (Pacific Trellis Fruit)
  • Mike Copas (RPE Inc.)
  • Desiree Forsyth (NPC LLC)
  • Chris Horrell (LoveBeets)
  • Chris Kaszanits (Southeastern Grocers)
  • Price Mabry (AWG)
  • Nicholas Mascari (All Fresh GPS LLC)
  • Brandon Parker (Shuman Produce)
  • Joshua Rector (Harps Food Stores Inc.)
  • Shane Rogers (J&J Family of Farms)
  • Angela Serna (National Mango Board)
  • Brianna Shales (Stemilt Growers)
  • Brent Shammo (Star Ranch Growers)
  • Carlos Sotomayor (Seald Sweet LLC)
  • Chad Street (Albertsons)
  • Ross Williams (Titan Farms)
  • Adam Wooten (Wayne E. Bailey Produce Co.)

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