Forty years’ experience in the food industry as General Manager, National Sales Manager, Product Management and Manager of Commercial Services. Fifteen years with Dole responsible for trade relations staff, gift shops, contract packing, local sales and tug and barge operations. Product Management included annual business plans, pricing, promotion, advertising, packaging, new products and delivery of margin after marketing expense. General Manager of McEvoy Ranch in charge of business operations. Developed and introduced line of body care products using extra virgin olive oil. Oversaw the development and introduction of McEvoy wines. Co-founder of Sonoma County Food Products Association. Board of Directors of the California State Olive Oil Commission. B.S. Business, University of Idaho, MBA, University of Utah.