California Fresh Fruit Association Hires New Director of Trade
FRESNO, CA - The California Fresh Fruit Association (CFFA) recently announced the appointment of Caroline Stringer as its new Director of Trade, effective January 6, 2020.
Having previously served as the Public Affairs Representative at Pacific Gas & Electric and the Senior Specialist on Global, Technical, and Regulatory Affairs for the California Almond Board, Stringer brings a wealth of experience to this new role.
She is a graduate of San Francisco State University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in International Relations. She also earned a Master of Arts in International Trade Policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
“We are very pleased that Caroline has agreed to become a part of the team at CFFA,” stated Randy Giumarra, Chairman of the Board for CFFA and Vice President of Sales at Giumarra Vineyards. “Her personal background and education, as well as her extensive experience working in the area of trade will bring immense value to our membership.”
Ian Lemay, CFFA President, added, “We are extremely fortunate to have Caroline joining the CFFA team. The issues of trade and access into foreign markets is of paramount importance to our membership, possibly now more than ever. Caroline brings an extensive educational and professional background to this position and we are excited to see the work she does on our member’s behalf. We believe that Caroline is a natural fit, along with our current staff, to continue to bring value to CFFA members and to serve the California fresh fruit industry.”
Congratulations to Caroline on this new position!