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BrandStorm™

A One-of-a-kind Produce Marketing Event

Join the vibrant produce marketing community in 2021 for an electrifying three days of inspiring general sessions, peer-to-peer discussions, focused break-out education, and endless networking at this one-of-a-kind event. The industry is experiencing monumental change in consumer purchasing behavior and retail formats causing marketing professionals like you to continually adapt to stay ahead of the curve. United Fresh BrandStorm™ has the tools to harness that energy into fresh ideas. Are you ready to disrupt your brand’s marketing mix!?

BrandStorm™ is a project of the United Fresh Produce Marketing & Merchandising Council, whose vision is to bring together marketers of all levels and talents to learn under one cloud. You’ll learn from peers, leaders and innovators both within and outside the produce industry about the trends and drivers that are moving brand relationships into new, uncharted territory. Don’t miss your annual opportunity to meet, share, discuss, and explore new developments and advancements in produce marketing! 

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BrandStorm™ is a project of the United Fresh Produce Marketing & Merchandising Council. Thank you the Council and to the BrandStorm Advisory Committee members for their expertise and guidance in planning this phenomenon.

BrandStorm Advisory Committee:

  • Mark Munger, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, 4Earth Farms
  • Kim St George, Vice President of Business Development, Renaissance Food Group
  • CarrieAnn Arias, Vice President of Marketing, Naturipe Farms, LLC
  • Karen Caruso, Market Development Manager, Zespri Kiwifruit
  • Brian Denton, Director of Marketing & Brand Development, PRO*ACT, LLC
  • Julie L DeWolf, Director of Retail Marketing, Sunkist Growers, Inc.
  • Elena Hernandez, Senior Innovation & Brand Management, Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc.
  • Cindy A. Jewell, Owner, Jewell Marketing
  • Diana McClean, Senior Marketing Director, Ocean Mist Farms
  • Marc Oshima, Chief Marketing Officer, AeroFarms
  • Mac Riggan, Director of Marketing, Chelan Fresh
  • Kori Tuggle, Vice President, Marketing, Church Brothers Farms

Produce Marketing & Merchandising Council:

  • Mark Munger (Chairman), Vice President, Sales & Marketing, 4Earth Farms
  • Kim St George (Vice-Chairman), Vice President of Business Development, Renaissance Food Group 
  • CarrieAnn Arias, Vice President of Marketing, Naturipe Farms, LLC 
  • Nadine Baarstad, Vice President, Client Development, Foodmix Marketing Communications
  • Krista Beckstead, Marketing & Brand Specialist, Starr Ranch Growers
  • Nick Bergstrom, Chief Sales Officer, Pero Family Farms 
  • Chadwick Boyd, Food & Lifestyle Expert, TV Host & Brand Consultant, L&D Enterprises, Inc. 
  • Adam Brohimer, President, Category Partners, LLC 
  • Karen Caruso, Market Development Manager, Zespri Kiwifruit 
  • John Chamberlain, Director of Marketing, Limoneira Company
  • Daniel Corsaro, Director of Sales & Marketing, Indianapolis Fruit Company, Inc.
  • Lisa Davis, Sr. Manager of Customer Agriculture Ecosystems, Bonduelle Fresh Americas
  • Brian Denton, Director of Marketing & Brand Development, PRO*ACT, LLC 
  • Julie DeWolf, Director of Retail Marketing, Sunkist Growers, Inc. 
  • Charlie Eagle, Vice President Business Development, Southern Specialties, Inc. 
  • Kimberly Flores, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, Pro Citrus Network, Inc. 
  • Leah Halverson, Director of Marketing, Ten Acre Marketing
  • Jessica Harris, Trade Marketing Manager, Earthbound Farm 
  • Angela Hernandez, Director of Marketing, Trinity Fruit Sales 
  • Elena Hernandez, Senior Innovation & Brand Management, Duda Farm Fresh Foods, Inc. 
  • Hilary Martin Long, Marketing Director, Frey Farms, LLC
  • Morgan Maitoza, Marketing Coordinator, California Giant Berry Farms 
  • Cristie Mather, Managing Director, FLM Harvest
  • William McAllister, Produce Account Manger, Georgia-Pacific Corporation 
  • Diana McClean, Senior Marketing Director, Ocean Mist Farms 
  • Fiona McLean, Marketing Manager, Del Fresco Produce
  • Karen Nardozza, President & CEO, Moxxy Marketing 
  • Marc Oshima, Chief Marketing Officer, AeroFarms 
  • Lisa Overman, Director of Marketing, Dole Food Company 
  • Nicholas Pasculli, Founder, TMD Creative 
  • Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos, Director, Marketing and Culinary, D’Arrigo California 
  • Mac Riggan, Director of Marketing, Chelan Fresh 
  • Brianna Shales, Communications Manager, Stemilt Growers, LLC 
  • Tristan Simpson, Founder & CEO, tristan michele™ – marketing consulting 
  • Kathleen Triou, President and CEO, Fresh Solutions Network, LLC 
  • Kori Tuggle-Dinner, Vice President, Marketing, Church Brothers Farms 
  • Chris Veillon, Chief Marketing Officer, Pure Hothouse Foods Inc.
  • Jennifer Wagner, Director of Retail Sales, Driscoll’s
  • Megan Zweig, Vice President, DMA Solutions, Inc. 

For more information about this event, contact Mary Coppola, Vice President, Marketing & Communication at 202-303-3425.