Industry Veteran Heather Hammack is Promoted to President of Famous Software
FRESNO, CA - As Famous Software celebrates its 40-year anniversary, the company is not only focused on its customers, products, and technology—it is focused on leadership. Today, Famous is announcing Heather Hammack as the company's newest President.
Through four decades, Famous Software has been led by two presidents, Wayne Holm (1975-1998) and Kirk Parrish (1999-2015), and both have been committed to serving agriculture and the fresh produce industry. Hammack, the company says, also embodies the same commitment to agriculture and the fresh produce industry as her predecessors.
Kirk Parrish, Famous Software’s CEO commented, “Heather is a talented leader that is able to manage the day to day challenges without losing sight of our strategic initiatives. In spite of her success, Heather remains very humble as she is extremely focused on achieving results through those around her. Famous Software is in great hands as we enter the next decade.”
Heather is a graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and received a degree in Agricultural Business with a Finance Concentration and a minor in Crop Science, according to a press release. Beginning her career at Famous Software in 1999 as a regional Sales Representative, she then assumed the role of Sales Manager in 2004. In 2012, Heather was promoted to the Director of Sales and Marketing and took a lead role in the Strategic Planning process at Famous Software preparing her for her next role as the President of Famous Software.
Heather serves and has served on various PMA and United Fresh committees focused on technology and the exhibitor advisory committee. Supporting the Foundation for Industry Talent as a mentor, Heather enjoys the opportunity to work with the next generation of leaders in the produce industry.